Now this made for quite a sight climbing out of Missoula across the 10th, especially as they rolled thru the trees in Arlee.
The folks selling cherries were diehards, up before dawn and open til after sunset....I was in it for the huckleberries....
Trotting West at 49MPH with a warrant to clear in the siding at Dixon, KCS 4817 leads a super-hot Boeing special over the stick rail of MRL's 10th Subdivision. Bi-directional running on the 10th i... (more)
Sprinting eastbound with Montana Rail Link’s day gas local, EMD SD40-2XR (SD40 rebuilt by Livingston Shops) No. 256 heads for Missoula between Dixon and Ravalli, Montana, on September 28, 2013.
Montana Rail Link’s night gas local crosses the Jocko River at Ravalli, Montana, on the afternoon of May 8, 2012.
Nice SD40 frame (former BN 6317).
Conoco empties head back to Missoula.
A geometry train led by BNSF 8143 maintains track speed eastbound towards Missoula. We first saw this train (two cars and a unit) in Thompson Falls. For nearly 50 miles we followed it. Here on ... (more)
Montana Rail Link SD45-2 No. 311, sporting MRLs newest image, rolls around the big curve at Ravalli, Mont. on the evening of May 19, 2010.
BNSF 4405 leads a westbound business train across Montana Rail Link's 10th Sub at Ravalli, Mont. on May 7, 2010.
Westbound Conoco loads for Pipeline via the 10th Sub by the Jocko River.
Westbound Night Gas Local with MRL SD45-2s 355, 331, and 382 at Ravalli, MT on MRL's 10th Sub.