High winds blow snow everywhere on the eastern edge of Glacier National Park as an eastbound BNSF stack/auto rack train struggles through Grizzly, Montana, on December 22, 2007.
Christmas night at Essex Two BNSF helper sets rest quietly at Essex, Montana, on December 25, 2007. No trains needing a push up Marias Pass this day means at least some railroaders are ... (more)
On Christmas Eve in 2007, an eastbound BNSF intermodal train passes the Izaak Walton Inn and BNSF facilities at Essex, Montana. Soon, the train will be digging into the grade of a snowy Marias Pas... (more)
A westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe intermodal train traverses a snowy Marias Pass at Marias, Montana, on December 21, 1998.
Additional snow over the Christmas holiday has a BNSF crew cleaning out of the switches in the yard at Essex, Montana, on December 26, 2007.
While Amtrak makes it station stop at Essex, Montana, on a snowy December 26, 2007, a intermodal train is stopped on the adjoining main line, while a ballast regulator plows the yard lead as far a... (more)
After crossing a snowy Marias Pass, Amtrak’s eastbound Empire Builder curves through Grizzly, Montana, on a cold December 22, 1998.
An eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe intermodal train climbs Marias Pass at Marias, Montana, on a sunny September 9, 1999. Clean warbonnet GE Dash 9 No. 775 leads Cascade green BN EMD SD40-2 ... (more)
After picking up additional power, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe grain train departs Essex, Montana, as dusk settles in during a snow storm on March 2 1997.
Passing two resting helper sets in a snow-covered yard at Essex, Montana, is an eastbound grain train headed for a climb over Marias Pass on Christmas Eve, 2007.
Over a snowy Marias Pass, a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe intermodal train passes a frozen mountain lake west of Bison, Montana, on December 21, 1998. Three newer GE C44-9Ws power the tra... (more)
In extreme blizzard conditions, an eastbound BNSF stack train leaves the mountains of Glacier National Park behind as it fights a crosswind coming through Grizzly, Montana, on December 22, 2007.