Montana Rail Link GP35 Nos. 403 and 402 with five covered hoppers drops down the 2.2 percent mountain grade on the Harrison branch at milepost 6 north of Harrison, Montana, on July 2, 2019. This 9... (more)
An eastbound BNSF empty coal train on the MRL east of Missoula Montana.
MRL 4406 leads the morning gas train east towards Missoula at the top of Evaro Hill, nearing the end of its return trip from East Thompson Falls, MT.
BNSF 8054 leads a westbound freight over a creek along the Clark Fork at Tuscor, MT on Montana Rail Link on NP's former mainline.
MRL382 holds back the Missoula-Laurel Manifest early on a May Morning. Times change fast and the nationwide roster of 19060s EMD SD45 s is dwindling fast....
MRL's Day Gas is the third of four eastbounds on the Fourth Subdivision.
Under a Montana sky, MRL 265 East is working upgrade toward Mullan Pass on a gorgeous September afternoon. AT&SF had its GP60 B units and BN its B30-7 B's - both in rather sizeable numbers; and bo... (more)
Waking up on the morning of October 16, 2000, at St. Regis, Montana, revealed weather foretelling the coming of winter, making one almost want to sleep in when low-speed film is loaded in the came... (more)
Montana Rail Link’s Helena switch descends Winston Hill just east of Winston, Montana, on July 1, 2019. Powering the local with cars for RY Timber and the cement plant in Townsend is MRL GP9 No. 1... (more)
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.
An westbound BNSF coal train on the Montana Rail Link near Eddy, Montana.
An eastbound BNSF train on the Montana Rail Link with empty airplane cars on the head end.
A westbound BNSF coal train leaves Toole, Montana, on October 8, 2019. Toole siding is located between St. Regis and Paradise on Montana Rail Link’s Fourth Subdivision.
Toward the end of another pretty autumn day in Montana, an eastbound BNSF grain empty passes Frog Pond at Trout Creek on October 14, 2019.