A westbound manifest begins its journey along Lake Pend Oreille as it leans into a superelevated curve between Clark Fork and Hope on a beautiful summer afternoon.
On a sunny Independence Day afternoon, a westbound manifest rumbles out of the Cabinet Gorge and across a fill between Heron and Colby on MRL's 4th Sub.
MRL's Day Gas heads West along the Clark Fork River with a small train and two immaculate SD40-2XR's leading the charge.
Skirting the flanks of the Clark Fork River, MRL's Day Gas local returns east towards Missoula after a strenuous morning switching gasoline, jet fuel and diesel fuel cars at Phillip 66's Thompson ... (more)
Spring has just arrived in the Idaho Panhandle as an eastbound empty coal train approaches the east switch of Colby at the west end of the Cabinet Gorge. In the distance can be seen the Selkirk Mo... (more)
A westbound unit grain train heads along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille near Trestle Creek, Idaho at the end of a late winter day.
The westbound Day Gas skirts along a mirror-like reflection pond just east of Plains, Montana on a clear summer morning.
An all-CN powered Prince Rupert, BC-bound export coal train follows the Clark Fork River downstream through the railroad west (geographic east) switch of Toole. The Clark Fork runs brown with dirt... (more)
After switching the gasoline facility at Pipeline, just east of Thompson Falls, MRL's Night Gas highballs town at sunset and begins its journey back to Missoula.
A heavy westbound unit grain train rolls down the Clark Fork River approaching Plains, Montana on a crystal clear morning in Big Sky Country.
Three matched blue MRL SD45's lead a westbound M-LAUSPO down the Clark Fork River along the narrow rock shelf approaching Plateau Tunnel (the portal of which can be seen on the right).
On a clear summer morning, an empty unit coal train charges east through the scenic Cabinet Gorge located on the Idaho-Montana state line.
Late on a summer evening, three MRL SD45's lead a westbound manifest through the S-curves along the Clark Fork River approaching the town of Plains on the scenic 4th Subdivision.
An eastbound SPOLAU, pulled by an H1 Dash 9 and a trio of MRL SD45's, crosses the Pack River Fill along the north edge of Lake Pend Oreille amid a North Idaho winter wonderland.
On New Year's Eve, an H2 ES44 and a CSX AC44 lead a westbound unit grain train past a frozen backpool along the Clark Fork River between Noxon and Heron.