Curving along the very picturesque Clark Fork River, MRL's Day Gas Local is just a few seconds away from temporarily disrupting the tranquility of Plains, Montana on a beautiful summer morning.
The westbound Day Gas skirts along a mirror-like reflection pond just east of Plains, Montana on a clear summer morning.
The eastbound Day Gas crests the summit of Evaro Hill on MRL's 10th Subdivision, with several high peaks of the Mission Mountain Range visible in the distance.
MRL's Day Gas cruises eastward along the Flathead River between Paradise and Perma beneath impressive rocky cliffs typical of this region of Montana.
Having just emerged from the fog, the eastbound Day Gas Local makes its way along the Jocko River between Ravalli and Arlee during peak fall colors. Despite it being 1:30 P.M., everything west of ... (more)
The day gas heads back to Missoula along the Flathead River.
Sprinting eastbound with Montana Rail Link’s day gas local, EMD SD40-2XR (SD40 rebuilt by Livingston Shops) No. 256 heads for Missoula between Dixon and Ravalli, Montana, on September 28, 2013.
Some subtle autumn color is seen along the Flathead River along Montana Rail Link’s Tenth Subdivision as the Day Gas Local traverses some curvy rails east of Perma, Montana, on the afternoon of Se... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local approaches Eddy, Montana, on September 20, 2012. Electro-Motive Division SD45 (MRL now classes it as a SD45-2) No. 346 is freshly painted in the new paint scheme ... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local approaches its destination of Thompson Falls just west of Eddy, Montana, on September 21, 2012. MRL’s scenic Fourth Subdivision follows the Clark Fork for most of... (more)
Passing by a long-abandoned homestead along the Flathead River, Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local heads back to Missoula on September 21, 2012.
Passing by the window of a long-abandoned homestead along the Flathead River, Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local heads back to Missoula on September 20, 2012.
Winding through an "S" curve just out of Thompson Falls on it's way East
MRL SD45-2 382 leads the Day Gas east along the Flathead River just west of Perma, Montana on May 18, 2009. As fuel prices increase more of MRLs 20-cylinder SD45-2s are being stored making some wo... (more)
MRL SD45-2 382 leads the Day Gas back east into Missoula on the morning of May 18, 2009. It's seen here coming down Evaro Hill near Ladyslipper Crossing.