A westbound Montana Rail Link ballast empty heads up the Sixth Subdivision at Three Forks, Montana, on June 26, 2019. The trackside horse seems more interested in the SD45 than the photographer.
Montana Rail Link’s 844 local out of Logan heads westward on the Fifth Subdivision at Three Forks, Montana, on July 2, 2019. Today, the local is taking three empty ballast cars to the siding at Wi... (more)
After exchanging cars at the talc plant, the local makes its way down the jointed rail of the MRL 5th sub.
An old, wooden crossbuck that has seen the passage Northern Pacific steam-powered freights and elegant North Coast Limiteds still guards a rural road crossing at Three Forks, Montana, for the Mont... (more)
Linemen, Three Forks, MT.
In the winter of 1980 The Chicago Milwaukee St Paul and Pacific Railroad (Milwaukee Road) abandoned almost two thousand miles of track west of Miles City Montana.... (more)
Four-axle locals continue to thrive in the Logan-Livingston corridor of the railroad. Aside from the yard jobs at Missoula, it's hard to find them anywhere else. This branch also sports BNSF gra... (more)
MRL's 5th Sub local heads west from Three Forks toward Whitehall, seen here passing a unique NP whistle post where the "W" is a silhouette instead of painted on.
MRL's 844 local switches the talc plant at Three Forks where many cars are shuffled about - empties in and loads out - as an unusual piece of mining equipment serves as welcome at the front entran... (more)
MRL's local to Whitehall departs Three Forks, passing a classic NP whistle post on its way to deliver more freight to customers.
Montana Rail Link’s 844 local out of Logan, Montana, disturbs a horse’s lunch as it passes through Three Forks on October 1, 2013.
The Logan based #844 local is working the Emerys Talc plant at Three Forks Montana.
The Logan based #844 local crosses the Madison River on the outskirts of Three Forks Montana.
Catching the Logan Local (aka MRL 844) wasn't easy these days due to track work and such things, but finally I was successfull. Here we have GP-35 #406 with a short one heading to Three Fork. It h... (more)
Framed by a wood fence, Montana Rail Link GP35 No. 403 on the 844 local switches the Imerys talc plant at Three Forks, Montana, on October 1, 2013.