Running about 5 minutes ahead of the storm, the night gas clicks along headed towards work at TRL.
Day Gas rolls along the picturesque Flathead River. Truly a gorgeous area!
Classic Montana scene. Day Gas rolls through a local farmers field as the sprinklers keep the crops refreshed and some cows look very uninterested.
When most people think of the Gas Local and hills, they think Evaro Hill, the long, winding, steep grade just to the west of Desmet. Not often photographed however, is the real beginning of Evaro ... (more)
Night Gas sprints towards Pipeline as the sun sets on another gorgeous Montana day in the mountains. Note the racks and black tank on the head end, the Gas trains now do local work in addition to ... (more)
Evaro Hill is truly a sight to behold. The trains wind through numerous S curves and the 2.2% grade means the sound echoes through the hills. Would be interesting to have a house here for sure!
Night Gas ambles along the 10th Sub along the cliffs along the gorgeous Flathead River.
MRL's Night Gas train is weaving its way around the Flathead River on its way to Piepline. Sometimes you just have to appreciate how big this world really is...
One of the more classic Gas Local shots, the Night Gas entering the 10th Sub at Desmet past two classic signal bridges with a sparkling 4406 leading.
MRL happened to run a passenger special for the Montana Special Olympics during Our visit.They ran from Missoula west to Dixon and wyed there and went back to Missoula.
We lucked into this MRL Special, being run for the Montana Special Olympics.They ran out to Dixon on the 10th Sub ,wyed and returned to Missoula.
An empty BNSF coal trains rolls along the beautiful Flathead River en route to Missoula via MRL's 10th Subdivision.
Clean power- check, nice light- check, mountain background- check, OK I'm happy. For anyone who has not yet ventured to MRL's 10th sub, I highly recommend it.
A loaded gas train rolls west through Arlee, Mt