After a long walk up to the trestle, it took a couple of minutes for the train to reach the bridge. You could hear the train grinding up the hill quite well, but it took it a bit to show its face.... (more)
A westbound oil train near Plains, MT
A westbound manifest rumbles across the frozen Noxon Reservoir on a blustery January afternoon. This location is a popular ice fishing spot, and with a close look you can see numerous fishing bor... (more)
A westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe intermodal train glides across the large bridge over Cut Bank Creek at Cut Bank, Montana, on the morning of September 23, 2002.
After crossing the Continental Divide over Marias Pass, the Eastbound Empire Builder crosses the Two Medicine River Bridge just outside East Glacier and is about to cross the vast Montana plains.
BNSF 8209 leads a coal train west across the Clark Fork near Noxon, MT on Montana Rail Link. The train is headed for export at Roberts Bank, BC.
Burlington Northern SD40-2 No. 7157 and Norfolk Southern SD40 No. 1595 lead a westbound grain train up Mullan Pass over Greenhorn Trestle between Weed and Skyline, Montana on October 3, 1997.
Burlington Northern Santa Fe’s Helena Turn returns northbound to Great Falls north (railroad east) of Sieben, Montana, on September 5, 1998. The train is powered by five EMD 4-axle units, led by B... (more)
Standing 222 feet above the gulch below and spanning 796 feet, Marent Trestle is truly a sight to behold. When a 150-man work force completed the trestle in 1883, it was the highest structure on t... (more)
For many years, Montana Rail link 840 local, also known as the Helena local, has been mostly powered by a pair of rebuilt SD40s (SD40-2XRs) that was sought out as a photographic subject in scenic ... (more)
Greenhorn TrestleBurlington Northern First 196 led by GP50 No. 3147 arcs over curved Greenhorn Trestle while dropping downgrade on Mullan Pass between Skyline and Weed, Montana, on July... (more)
A BNSF empty grain shuttle rolls across the Clark Fork at the bridge at MP 57 near Trout Creek, MT between sun breaks and snow showers on Montana Rail Link.
A BNSF empty coal train rolls across the Noxon bridge over the Clark Fork just west of Noxon, MT on Montana Rail Link. An NS GE provides a sort of Halloween look to this autumn image.
An eastbound BNSF stack train rumbles across Bridge 57 over the Clark Fork west of Trout Creek, Montana, on May 20, 2011.
Montana Rail Link EMD F45 No. 391 leads ML (Missoula to Laurel manifest freight) over the Clark Fork bridge at Bonner, Montana, on September 2, 2003.