The Day Gas skirts the banks of the Clark Fork River not long after departing Thompson Falls. In the five previous trips I'd taken to the MRL, this was my first time exploring much of the line wes... (more)
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.
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.
The famous MRL Day Gas train can be seen here winding along the Clark Fork river halfway between Perma, MT & Dixon, MT.
MRLs Day Gas train descends the steep grade through Nagos, MT, on final approach to Missoula.
Montana Rail Link’s famous gas train can be seen here winding along the Clark Fork river on a beautiful summer morning. Todays train has the staple 4406 & 4408 up front for power.
With snow flurries falling, Montana Rail Link's "Day Gas Local" slices through the Rocky Mountains and across the Clark Fork River between Paradise and St. Regis. It's not hard to see wh... (more)
A pair of Montana Rail Link SD70ACe's bring the 'Day Gas' local under the searchlight cantilever signals at Plains,MT as the sun begins to peek over the mountains.
Montana Rail Link's Day Gas local cruises east towards Missoula as they fly high over the Clark Fork River in Tarkio. Snowy conditions prevented us from traveling closer to the bridge.
Montana Rail Links 'Day Gas' tears through Plains,MT under the searchlight cantilever signals.