MRL's two "Freedom pullers" lead the eastbound ML at the top of Bozeman Pass on a beautiful late Winter morning.
The Bozeman Helpers shove on the rear of a long ML to get it over the hump at the west end of Bozeman Tunnel.
The MRL ML descends Bozeman Pass on a warm summer afternoon.
The ML departs Missoula heading east, parallelling I90 and crossing the Clark Fork River
Montana Rail Link's "ML" manifest snakes it's way through Lombard Canyon (and under the former Milwaukee Road Pacific Extension) in the distance.
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.