On a cold and snowy October 10, 1997, Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder climbs over Marias Pass at Marias, Montana, led by GE P40DC No. 812 and EMD F40PH No. 378.
Traffic at Essex On the day after Christmas 2007, a traffic jam is occurring at Essex, Montana, while more light snow continues to fall. Amtrak No. 8 is in town making its Essex station... (more)
A westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe grain train slogs past the accumulated snow at East Glacier, Montana, as a state highway plow scrapes by on Highway 2 on a sunny (at least in East Glacier)... (more)
Passing a lonely cabin on the windy eastern slopes of the majestic snow-covered mountains of Glacier National Park is an eastbound stack train led by Burlington Northern SD60M No. 9257 at Grizzly,... (more)
Two sets of BNSF helpers rest in the yard at Essex, Montana, on a snowy December 24, 2007. These three EMD SD40-2s visible are all closely related—Nos. 6819, 6818 and 6817—all former Burlington No... (more)
Pacing a nearly deserted and icy Highway 2, a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe stack train rumbles through Bison, Montana, on a cold March 2, 1997. The train is climbing the east side of Mar... (more)
Burlington Northern Santa Fe train No. 14 crosses a snowy Java Bridge over the Middle Fork of the Flathead River at West Java, Montana, on March 2, 1997. A pair of BN SD40-2s bracket a former Sant... (more)
Amtrak No. 8, the Empire Builder, skirts Glacier National Park at Bison, Montana, on December 22, 1998. Three GE P40DCs power the 12-car train, including lead No. 802 repainted in then current “Ph... (more)
Below the spectacular snow-covered mountains of Glacier National Park, a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe Grain train crests Marias Pass at Summit, Montana, on December 22, 1998.