After meeting an Eastbound manifest, two twenty-cylinder behemoths accelerate back to 35MPH, ducking under the vintage NP cantilever with a hot ribbon rail train bound for BNSF's Lakeside Sub doub... (more)
Five Montana Rail Link SD45's rumble across the rapid waters of the Fish Creek, catching first light of the day on a cool Spring morning. You can't beat 100 cylinders in the eighth notch as a way ... (more)
Crickets are chirping, frogs are ribbiting and the occasional dolphin jumps out of the Frog Pond while a heavy stack train bound for Logistics Park, Illinois hustles over the MRL's 4th Subdivision... (more)
Catching the sweet light from the quickly setting sun, three SD40-types hustle a heavy Night Gas out of Missoula.
A loaded coal train glides West at track speed on a wet and cold Winter afternoon.
Built on the last day of February in GE's Ft. Worth shop, three BNSF-leased CitiRail ES44AC's make their first revenue run on a heavy Laurel, MT to Pasco, WA manifest, barely managing to make trac... (more)
MRL 115 & 125 sit with the eastbound Paradise local in tow in front of the Paradise, MT depot while the crew tells the dispatcher that they are ready for their trip.
The trio of MRL's SD35 (705, 702 & 703) are reflecting in the Clark Fork River while pulling the empty "day gas local" near Woodlin, MT on September 8, 2005.
Three CREX ES44AC's on their first revenue trip head West along the Clark Fork River.
Built on the last day of February in GE's Ft. Worth shop, three leased CitiRail ES44AC's make their first revenue run on a Laurel, MT to Pasco, WA manifest, navigating its way West over MRL's 4th ... (more)
An extra Day Gas local returns East with a short train of empty tanks, skirting the Clark Fork River.
I'm not accustomed to being on the ground and looking DOWN at planes. Four Boeing 737s roll west along the Clark Fork River.
Eastbound stack train rolls across the Clark Fork River just west of Thompson Falls on the MRL.
Loaded grain train heads west along MRL's 4th Sub and the beautiful Clark Fork River.
An eastbound BNSF manifest rolls along the Clark Fork River while on the MRL. Part of the NP's original grade through the area can be seen in the foreground (the line was relocated in the late 195... (more)