Rolling by the siding at Muir, Montana on the MRL's 3rd Subdivision, a westbound BNSF loaded grain train has nearly topped Bozeman Pass and in moments the helper set on the rear will cut off and h... (more)
A westbound BNSF loaded grain train departs Livingston, Montana for the trip over Bozeman Pass with MRL helper set #2 shoving on the rear.
With orders to assist a westbound BNSF loaded grain train over Bozeman Pass, a crew member on helper #2 climbs off the MRL 4405 to line a switch at the west end of Livingston in order to run aroun... (more)
Roaring up the eastern slope of Bozeman Pass, an MRL helper set pushes hard on the rear end of a BNSF general freight just outside of Livingston, Montana.
MRL's Livingston helper set #2 shoves on the rear of a westbound BNSF grain load as it begins the slow trip up Bozeman Pass.
Livingston helper set #2 shoves on the rear of the Laural-Pasco as it nears the top of Bozeman Pass.
Head end helpers assist in lifting a Spokane bound manifest up the grade of Bozeman Pass on a beautiful summer afternoon.
Life on the MRL... Ever since BNSF leased the MRL SD45's, the crews have had a dislike for them. It is the warmest time of the year in Montana, and the 'ol SD45's don't have air conditionin... (more)