MRL's Night Gas local out near Perma, MT along the Flathead River. The train runs pretty much daily leaving Missoula in the late afternoon, running to Thompson Falls where a transfer is made to a... (more)
For a few days 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 leader back on ... (more)
MRL's Gas Local on the return trip from Thompson Falls, MT, to Missoula, MT.
Passing by an abandoned homestead on the Flathead River, Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local heads back to Missoula, Montana on MRL's 10th Subdivision.
From an October 2005 visit to Montana three SD35s lead the Day Gas east at Perma. I was probably here to see 4449 but picked up this train as a very nice bonus. The backlighting worked well on th... (more)
A trio of MRL SD35s are eastbound on the 10th Sub just a bit east of Dixon with the Gas Local. The three SDs will make quick work of Evaro Hill as they make their way back to Missoula
Montana Rail Link’s Gas Local crosses one of the interesting steel bridges over the Clark Fork River.
I always liked MRL's husky SD35s. Here a trio lead the gas local eastbound towards Missoula on a beautiful fall day.
The Dixon Senior Center has a great price on a hot meal, if you don't mind eating early...
Eastbound gas local rolls along the scenic Flathead River near Perma, Montana.
Gas local on the way to Thompson Falls
The morning gas local drops downgrade towards Missoula on a warm July day.
Montana Rail Link SD45-2 311 leads the Day Gas Local through Arlee, Montana on November 25, 2009. The SD45-2 was repainted in early 2009 and features MRLs new image.