For most of the previous day myself and three railfan buddies made the long journey from the upper Midwest to Laurel Montana. With information that the LM has departed Laurel with three venerable ... (more)
Looking somewhat out of place, Montana Rail Link SD40-2XR no. 262 pushes on a BNSF freight on Tehachapi near Caliente, CA.
MRL 254 heads East at Jens which is east of Drummond,MT off of I-90
The morning gas local drops downgrade towards Missoula on a warm July day.
An MRL SD40-2XR and a pair of candy apple Soo SD60's race westward through Minnesota City on empty coke train #891.
MRL 257 and 258 just put the train together after a pick-up. Why that railroader is sitting on the ground, I don't know.
Empty Unit Coke Train heading back to Roseport, MN.
A solid trio of Montana Rail Link power head up CSX Q580 past Nickajack Lake.
NS 173 with a MRL SD40-2XR, 2 MRL SD45's, and a UP SD40T-2 snoot nose. This is one of the best lashups I have seen my whole life.