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Main Street of the Northwest
A photo essay on passenger service along the route of the 'North Coast Limited' during the Northern Pacific, Amtrak & Montana Rail Link eras
Photo Album By: Hiawatha Pete
 
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Photo ID: 399935

Amtrak Trn. 9 descends west side of Bozeman Pass en route to next stop at Bozeman.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Bozeman, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 101
Train ID: AMTK 9
Photo Date: August 02, 1973


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Jun 06, 2012

Views: 5,689
Comments: 1

Favorited: 50

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Photo ID: 366789

A stop in Missoula brings new passengers, fuel, water, and a crew change to the North Coast Hiawatha, in this scene from 35 years ago. I've also noticed that the two number boards are different.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Missoula, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 334
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1976


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By: Tom Pearson

Added: Jun 23, 2011

Views: 5,101
Comments: 4

Favorited: 34

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Photo ID: 354144

Eastbound CB&Q passenger train to Chicago, The North Coast Limited, slows on approach to station stop at East Dubuque. Switches and signals in this area (expect for the block signal on the right) ... (more)

Railroad: Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E9(A)
Location: East Dubuque, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CBQ 9994
Train ID: The North Coast Limited
Photo Date: May, 1965


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By: Mark G. Gayman

Added: Feb 10, 2011

Views: 7,646
Comments: 4

Favorited: 46

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Photo ID: 353974

The North Coast Limited is westbound in this view crossing a high bridge on Homestake Pass near Butte, MT with former Northern Pacific locomotives renumbered into the BN series.

Railroad: Northern Pacific Railway
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Butte, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: BN 9778
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 10, 1971


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By: Doug Wingfield

Added: Feb 08, 2011

Views: 11,378
Comments: 6

Favorited: 52
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Photo ID: 318386

Amtrak's North Coast Hiawatha stands in the old NP passsenger station at Livingston, Montana, while the SDP40F and FP7A combination stares towards the mountains looming to the west.

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: 10-6 sleeper
Location: Livingston, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: Silver Isle
Train ID: Amtrak 9
Photo Date: April 14, 1974


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By: Don Crimmin

Added: Mar 25, 2010

Views: 4,172
Comments: 3

Favorited: 18


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Photo ID: 316076

You can't get there from here.......by scheduled passenger train any longer. The westbound Amtrak North Coast Hiawatha waits at Butte for the station work to be done before proceeding west behin... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: Butte, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 528
Train ID: AMTK 9
Photo Date: April 14, 1974


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By: Don Crimmin

Added: Mar 04, 2010

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Photo ID: 315929

The North Coast Limited stops in Livingston, MT.

Railroad: Northern Pacific Railway
Locomotive: EMD F9(A)
Location: Livingston, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: NP 6701-A
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June, 1957


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By: Jim Hinkhouse

Added: Mar 02, 2010

Views: 6,529
Comments: 3

Favorited: 31

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Photo ID: 223927

The Montana Rockies Railtours tourist train heads east along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille on one of its final runs.

Railroad: Montana Rail Link
Locomotive: SD19-1
Location: Hope, Idaho, USA
Locomotive #: MRL 651
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 29, 2004


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By: Diamond D

Added: Feb 19, 2008

Views: 4,805
Comments: 1

Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 223926

The eastbound Montana Rockies Rail Tours passenger train heads away through an S-curve, dwarfed by the mountain peaks in front of it.

Railroad: Montana Rail Link
Locomotive: SD19-1
Location: Eddy, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: MRL 651
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 29, 2004


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By: Diamond D

Added: Feb 19, 2008

Views: 2,606
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Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 223321

One of the last runs of the Montana Rockies Rail Tours tourist train heads back east toward Missoula over the Clark Fork River. It was a fantastic trip while it lasted, sadly insurance prices made... (more)

Railroad: Montana Rail Link
Locomotive: EMD SD19-1
Location: Clark Fork, Idaho, USA
Locomotive #: MRL 651
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 29, 2004


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By: Diamond D

Added: Feb 16, 2008

Views: 4,841
Comments: 3

Favorited: 11


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Photo ID: 223317

One of the last runs of the Montana Rockies Rail Tours tourist train snakes along the Clark Fork River east toward Thompson Falls

Railroad: Montana Rail Link
Locomotive: SD19-1
Location: Belknap, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: MRL 651
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 29, 2004


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By: Diamond D

Added: Feb 16, 2008

Views: 2,862
Comments: 0

Favorited: 5
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Photo ID: 172305

This slide is almost 43 years old, I have no idea what train that was, I was 17 and on my first long trip alone. Note the old GM bus on the bridge and the raised NP on the B unit and the old RPO... (more)

Railroad: Northern Pacific Railway
Locomotive: EMD F3(A)
Location: Portland, Oregon, USA
Locomotive #: NP 6505A
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April, 1964


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By: Drew Jacksich

Added: Jan 20, 2007

Views: 12,414
Comments: 10

Favorited: 33
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Photo ID: 65921

Eastbound passenger extra powered by pair of rebuilds flashes past. Hasselblad 501c E100G

Railroad: Montana Rail Link
Locomotive: EMD SD19-1
Location: East of Helena, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: MRL 651
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 08, 2004


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By: Martin K OToole

Added: Jun 18, 2004

Views: 2,597
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Favorited: 3
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Photo ID: 58025

The MRL passenger train is almost back to Sandpoint, ID and is running along Lake Pend Oreille outside of Clark Fork, ID

Railroad: Montana Rail Link
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Clark Fork, ID, Idaho, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 21, 2002


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By: Robert Scott - FoamersNW.org

Added: Apr 18, 2004

Views: 3,831
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Favorited: 7
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Photo ID: 20710

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: EMD SDP40F
Location: Butte, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 560
Train ID: North Coast Hiawatha
Photo Date: July, 1977


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By: Richard Silagi

Added: Jul 08, 2003

Views: 4,605
Comments: 0

Favorited: 6
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