BNSF 9844 with a westbound manifest is nearly to the top of the grade and the Continental Divide at Marias Pass as it enters two main track territory at Summit after a long pull off the high plain... (more)
Roll by The female conductor of an eastbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe autorack train is on the ground and doing a “roll by” inspection of a westbound at Summit, Montana, on Octo... (more)
I will always remember June 2, 1990. It was the day I learned a lot about Montana weather and necessity shopping at K Mart. This Virginia boy had just left the world of short sleeve shirts only ... (more)
A westbound BN unit grain train climbs up Marias Pass at Summit, MT on June 2, 1990, led by Oakway SD60 No. 9064.
If you like Cascade Green and SD40-2s then this is the train for you.
A quartet of new GE C44-9Ws in “Heritage I” paint lead a westbound unit grain train No. G09 just east of Summit, Montana, on the afternoon of October 8, 1996. Autumn colors are reaching the pe... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Empire Builder takes the curves through Summit, Montana, on BNSF's Marias Pass. Amtrak P42 no. 4 in Phase 4 paint, leads the train.
Tiger-striped Burlington Northern GP50 No. 3152 leads an eastbound freight through a blizzard at Summit, Montana, atop Marias Pass on a snowy March 3, 1988. Trailing 3152 are two more GP50s, a GE ... (more)
On March 3, 1988, a westbound Burlington Northern train faces a strong snowstorm at Summit, Montana, on Marias Pass. Trailing BN No. 7164 is a Rio Grande Tunnel Motor, surely familiar to snow and ... (more)
Early Montana winter On an incredibly snowy November 1, 1991, a westbound Burlington Northern grain train works over Marias Pass near Summit, Montana, powered by three SD40-2s. This Hal... (more)
BN SD40-2 leads a westbound past the signals at the east end of Summit siding on Marias Pass.
BNSF C44-9W 4399 leads two Warbonnets on a colorful eastbound stack train at the Summit of Marias Pass at 7:10AM. We arrived at this location just as the sun cleared the mountain behind us.
BNSF 9247 is in your face leading an EB Z train through an S-curve just east of Marias Pass Summit, on BNSF's Hi Line in NW Montana. Summit Mountain dominates the background.
31. As I stood along the road to shoot this train a US Border Patrol Truck and Officer was out patrolling the area.
34. This just screams man versus nature or machine versus mountain. You can take your pick.