The BNSF local between Butte and Garrison was doing it's switching interchange cars with the MRL at Garrison.
BNSF GE ES44DC No. 7684 leads an eastbound freight through Lombard, Montana, on the afternoon of June 27, 2017. Below the rock ledges in the background is Sixteen Mile Creek Canyon that still cont... (more)
Solid blue General Electric Leasing ET44AC No. 2028 and two grimy BNSF EMD SD70ACes lead an eastbound coal empty downgrade off Mullan Pass into Austin, Montana, on the afternoon of June 29, 2017.
The DPU end of a eastbound windmill train. The BNSF Forsyth Subdivision follows the mighty Yellowstone River between Glendive and Billings, Montana.
With a fresh crew, a loaded grain train departs Forsyth under a late afternoon thunderstorm.
A westbound BNSF unit oil train skirts the calm waters of the Missouri River that is closely followed by Montana Rail Link’s main line through Lombard Canyon that on the afternoon of June 25, 2017... (more)
MRL 4408 leads the daily night gas train up Evaro Hill.
Daybreak brings a thick fog over the Clark Fork River as the MRL Day Gas train heads toward Thompson Falls, Montana.
A trio of MRL blue SD40-2s lead a combined Jimbo and empty rail train back to Missoula, MN along the MRL 10th subdivision.
The 2nd most photographed barn in Montana. This shot of the MRL's Missoula to Laurel (ML) with 4403 and 4313 turned our to be our last shot of the trip before heading back to the airport.
A pair of blue ACe's lead the daily "Day Gas" train on the Flathead river along MRL's 10th Subdivision.
After doing some work in Logan, the Livingston Local sporting a pair of veteran GP35s heads east toward Manhattan.
MRL 259 and 255 have the honors of bringing rail up to Tuscor, the location of a recent derailment of about 30 coal cars. This was the first train we ran into on our MRL adventure.
Passing by an abandoned homestead on the Flathead River, Montana Rail Link’s Day Gas Local heads back to Missoula, Montana on MRL's 10th Subdivision.
Departing Trident along the Gallatin River, Montana Rail Link’s 844 local heads back to Logan with twelve cars of cement.