For a few days this summer the usual SD70 pair for the gas local was broken up as #4408 was taken offline and replaced with #253, an SD40. This was a rare opportunity to see a conventional cab bac... (more)
The MRL Night Gas snakes around some curves along the mighty Flathead River making its way towards Thompson Falls in the late evening
The Night Gas rolls along the Flathead River on a July evening
The "Night Gas" dodges clouds as it heads over the 797-foot Marent Trestle west of Missoula, Montana on their way up Evaro Hill.
The "Day Gas" crosses the Flat Head river near Perma, MT on it's return run to Missoula.
The "Day Gas" cruises along the Flathead River near Perma, MT
The "Day Gas" approaches Plains, MT along the banks of the Clark Fork river in western Montana.
The "Day Gas" has just left Thompson Falls and accelerates along the Clark Fork river near Eddy on the return trip to Missoula.
Montana Rail Link's Day Gas local heads east along the Clark Fork River at Eddy.
Montana Rail Link's 'Day Gas' local blasts through the small town of Ravalli,MT heading back to Missoula on MRL's 10th Subdivision.
The Day Gas Local heads back towards Missoula as it follows the scenic Flathead River in Dixon Montana. This days gas train rates two MRL SD70ACes for power.
Seen from atop a rocky hill, the MRL gas train curves into the tiny town of Weeksville, prepping to meet a train at Paradise a few miles out.
Skating along the Clark Fork River in northwest Montana, MRLs famous day gas train begins its eastward trek for Missoula, with the normal ‘06 & ‘08 up front.
Montana Rail Link’s night gas local cruises along the Clark Fork approaching Plains, Montana, late in the afternoon of June 26, 2020.
Montana Rail Link’s gas local out of Pipeline at Thompson Falls passes the cantilever searchlight signal mast at the east end of Plains siding as it heads eastbound through Plains, Montana, on t... (more)