With spring maintenance windows in effect on MRL's 4th Subdivision, both Day and Night Gas trains moved to an earlier schedule to ensure their turn between Missoula and Thompson Falls. On this aft... (more)
MRL's night gas local heads off into the sunset.
Just moments before the sun slipped behind the mountains at 2107hrs, MRL's night gas local rolls along the Flathead River just went of Dixon, MT with a four pack of SD40-2s.
Before the new SD70ACe locomotives arrived on the property, MRL powered the Gas Locals with a trio of SD35s. Here MRL 702, 703 & 705 lead the train westbound out of Missoula into the evening ligh... (more)
MRL Night Gas on Evaro Hill on the way to Thompson Falls. Must be a nice view from those houses.
MRL Night Gas departs Missoula under a classic NP signal bridge.
MRL Night Gas between Arlee and Ravali on the 10th Sub. That jointed rail sure did sound good.
SD70ACe 4308 built in 2005 is followed by SD45-2 326 built in 01/1969, GP35 402 built in 01/1964 and GP9 123 built in 12/1957. This lashup is perfectly ordered by age (most recent first) and power... (more)
MRL Night Gas at East Lothrop. The list of things that make a train look small is short, but that tree and those mountains sure are on it.