MRL 4404 has the ML train in tow at Columbus, MT in early morning winter daylight. The Missoula-Laurel manifest will tuck into the siding here and wait its turn to enter Laurel Yard near Billings ... (more)
BNSF 4113 leans into a curve along the Columbia River assisted by newer GE and EMD units. The empty coal train is headed east out of Wenatchee to Spokane and a connection with Montana Rail Link, a... (more)
BNSF 4924 waits for servicing at Wenatchee, WA as morning fog burns off the frosty nosed unit. In addition to loco mounted blue flags, the railroad has some permanent fold down ones attached to ti... (more)
BNSF 8860, an SD70MAC is surrounded by CP and BNSF GEs as it sits in the fog at Wenatchee. Used to flags displayed on many locos these days, a BNSF employee has taken that a step further by placin... (more)
BNSF 3734 on a westbound stack train waits for a new crew while BNSF 4396 and two CSX units hustle a westbound vehicle train past. Shortly after this shot, the new crew showed up and got the stack... (more)
BNSF 5956 leads an eastbound empty oil train along the Kootenay River towards Troy, MT at Yakt. The train is on the former Great Northern Railway mainline between Bonners Ferry, ID and Troy, MT.
BNSF 8086 brings up the rear of an oil train as it rolls by a westbound grain train led by BNSF 5087 at Kootenay Falls. A crew member is re-entering the cab after inspecting the train rolling by. ... (more)
A pair of SDP40Fs in the later styling head up the Coast Starlight as it prepares for departure from Seattle's King St. Station. The units are blocking the southbound main track, thus a BN transfe... (more)
A Santa Fe intermodal train slows for the Rock Island crossing at Joliet, IL. The westbound train is on the Santa Fe mainline out of Chicago, shared at this point with Illinois Central Gulf. Power... (more)
Four Boeing 737 fuselages get their first ride via rail on a J train headed west towards Renton, WA on Montana Rail Link at the Frog Pond, Trout Creek, MT.
The stillness of the Frog Pond near Trout Creek allows for a nice reflection as BNSF 6310 leads an eastbound coal empty across the causeway on Montana Rail Link.
CP 8797 heads east from Sparwood with its freight along Michel Creek east of Natal. Soon the train will be climbing Crowsnest Pass into Alberta.
CP 8797 leads an eastbound freight through Hosmer, BC en route to Sparwood and Crowsnest Pass.
BNSF 4541 smokes it up as it gets under way with a westbound grain train near Bottle Bay, across from Sand Point, ID. The train is headed for Hauser, ID.
BNSF ACe's 9062 and 9206 give a shove as DPUs to a loaded westbound coal train east of Garrison, MT. The train has just descended Mullan Pass and is headed to Missoula, MT for a crew change.