MRL 4301 leads the ML east around a curve a few miles west of Columbus, MT as it nears the end of its journey from Missoula to Laurel, MT.
A trio of MRL blue SD40-2s lead a combined Jimbo and empty rail train back to Missoula, MN along the MRL 10th subdivision.
The 2nd most photographed barn in Montana. This shot of the MRL's Missoula to Laurel (ML) with 4403 and 4313 turned our to be our last shot of the trip before heading back to the airport.
This happened to be my lucky day. We were on our way home from an Altmont weekend at the Issac Walton Inn. We stopped on the MRL to try and catch a train. What do we get but a train lead by F45's ... (more)
Drifting downgrade with a minimum set of train line air and the curvature of the track doing the rest, MRL's Missoula to Laurel freight descends Mullen Pass in the wonderful Rocky Mountains on a f... (more)
Montan Rail Link's primary non-BNSF freight is the Missoula-Laurel daily freight (ML eastbound/LM westbound). On this day the old guard and new guard came together as an SD45/SD40/SD70ACe combo ro... (more)
MRL SD70ACe 4402 is seen leading ML at Toston Dam in Lombard Canyon - 24/09/2014
Rain Delay - Wsor's afternoon Milwaukee local, gets an early afternoon delay. In times like this, its just best to put your feet up and relax.
It's Miller Time! Wisconsin and Southern style! Two MP15AC's shuffle some cars around down in the Miller Brewing complex.
An EB autorack train (Conrail used the ML symbol) rolls thru the Mohawk Valley at Lock 14 on the New York State Barge Canal (Mohawk River). Power is two brand new C40-8W's.
eastbound Montana Rail Link Missoula to Laurel train ML climbing Winston Hill at dusk 20 miles east of Helena, MT
With two SD70ACe's leading the way, Montana Rail Link's ML road freight heads east at Missoula, Montana on September 28, 2008. Just east of town the tracks enter an area known as Hellgate Canyon, ... (more)
An SD45, part of a 3 SD45 consist for today's ML manifest, prepare for the trip at the Missoula roundhouse facility. The University of Montana's "M" is on the hillside.
The ML pulls out of the roundhouse tracks and onto the yard lead. The locos will tie onto the train in a few minutes. The former NP depot is in the background.
New and old mix on the ML today as it sweeps around the curve along the Missouri River outside of Toston, MT.