Here's a slightly wider view of the Tunnel 4 area, also known as Good's Curve, just east of Belton, MT.
GM&O's F-unit fleet hung on relatively intact for several years after the ICG merger. Here rare F7A 811B, one of only 2 on the railroad, waits with F3's for another call south.
This looks like a night shot, but it's not. Moments after a violent thunderstorm passed through, the sun dropped under the clouds, making the nose of this unit glow for just a few seconds. The n... (more)
A drive along the old GM&O main near Springfield yielded this meet with no less than 8 F-units on the point of the north and south long locals.
Back when the C&NW Dash 9's were brand new, 8644 leads a loaded train at Nacco Jct late in the afternoon.
Two sets of helpers in Heritage 1 paint wait in front of the Izaak Walton Inn at Essex, MT
The cloud cover broke as this train neared East Glacier, setting up a great chase over Marias Pass. Just weeks later, these new GE's would be split into DPU sets, 2 ahead and 2 behind the train, ... (more)
US Highway 2 provides a great view of westbounds exiting Tunnel 4. This spot is known as Good's Curve, after Forest Service employee Ken Good, who was killed in a plane crash near here in Septemb... (more)
Just off of US Highway 2 east of Bison, a small side road offers this view of #8 descending the east slope of Marias Pass.