The chase is on!
Chasing MRL's morning Gas Train through Plains, Montana as my friend records the Track Warrant Clearance on his phone.
Montana Rail Links day gas local runs alongside the Flathead River at Perma on its way back to Missoula
MRL 4408 leads the Eastbound Gas Local West of Plains.
MRL 4408 is leading the Eastbound Morning Gas Train on the 10th Subdivision.
The morning eastbound Gas Local with SD70ACe No. 4408 leading passes through Mc Donald Montana.
The AM 'Gas Local' makes its way from Thompson Falls to Missoula. Twice a day at 0200 and 1400 a crew is called in Missoula to run the local to Thompson Falls either north over Evaro Hill through... (more)
The MRL gas local speeds through Weeksville on a warm summer afternoon.
The eastbound Gas Train is at Plains on a pleasant summer morning.
The eastbound Gas Train is near Plains on a pleasant summer morning.
The eastbound Gas Train is near Perma on a pleasant summer morning.
The eastbound Gas Train is approaching Plains.
The Gas Train is near Perma on warm summer day.
The crew is starting to make up their train in the crisp clear early morning light.
The Gas Train topping the grade at Evaro.
The Day Gas skirts the banks of the Clark Fork River not long after departing Thompson Falls. In the five previous trips I'd taken to the MRL, this was my first time exploring much of the line wes... (more)