With a beautiful scene in the distance, a BNSF grain train is pulling hard out of Montana's capital city of Helena.
After a long walk up to the trestle, it took a couple of minutes for the train to reach the bridge. You could hear the train grinding up the hill quite well, but it took it a bit to show its face.... (more)
MRL 255 prepares to end the hunting its been committing to on the run up Mullan Pass as it and three other EMDs exit the west tunnel portal at Blossburg. PLEASE NOTE: This image is a prime example... (more)
A BNSF coal train passes the searchlights at the west end of Tobin.
Three MRL SD40-2XRs lead the BNSF's LAUPAS as the train fights the east side of Mullan Pass just east of Austin. Word has spread that this may be the last trip on this specific freight for the 40s... (more)
A BNSF coal train makes it way over Skyline Trestle through what appears to be a sea of green adjacent to the Continental Divide. The haze featured in this photo is most likely thanks to a fire th... (more)
Hot on the tail of a loaded coal train, an empty coal hopper transfer drifts down the west side of Mullan Pass.
Heaving its way up the grade, an export coal gives it all its got on the climb up Mullan Pass.
As it nears the peak of its trip over the Continental Divide, a BNSF manifest passes over the last of two tall trestles on the MRL's Mullan Pass.
Mid train helpers make their way up Mullan Pass.
A far from home consist departs Helena on Montana Rail Link rails.