A Montana Western Railway train has arrived at the interchange with Montana Rail Link at Garrison, Montana, on September 9, 1995. In 1986, the MWRR leased and began operating 52 miles of trackage ... (more)
The BNSF local between Butte and Garrison was doing it's switching interchange cars with the MRL at Garrison.
Powered by a quartet of leased Rarus Railway EMD GP9s, still decorated in the same colors when delivered new to predecessor Butte, Anaconda & Pacific, a Montana Western Railway freight arrives at ... (more)
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.
BNSF 9062 and 9206 provide DPU support on a westbound coal train on Montana Rail Link. The train has just passed under the old hwy 12 bridge and is cruising along the Black Foot River several mile... (more)
MRL 204 is eastbound past the tower in Garrison, MT in May of 1990. Ahead is the climb up Mullan Pass.
BNSF 8411 hustles its westbound coal train along the Black Foot River and under the old Hwy. 12 overpass about four miles east of Garrison, MT on its way to Missoula from Helena.
4449 Excursion West Bound approaches Garrison.
Grain empties pass the junction with the line to Butte .
The last of its breed, MRL #290 leads the Jimbo train west into Garrison.
Coal dust blowing off a westbound BNSF unit train lights up in a red glow from a quickly setting sun as it passes an eastbound coal empty in the siding at Garrison, Montana, on the eve of Septembe... (more)
MRL's lone SDP40-2XR easily handles this short ballast train eastward out of Garrison on the way to their work site on Mullan Pass.
A pair of executive SD70MACs power the Butte, MT to Garrison local on a beautiful summer morning. The pair pause in the small yard at Garrison while a crew member switches the track behind me.