Daybreak brings a thick fog over the Clark Fork River as the MRL Day Gas train heads toward Thompson Falls, Montana.
A pair of blue ACe's lead the daily "Day Gas" train on the Flathead river along MRL's 10th Subdivision.
MRL's Day Gas is the third of four eastbounds on the Fourth Subdivision.
In the Blue Hour a Day Gas local is just underway out of Missoula yard in the early morning hours at Desmet.
The Gas: Montana Rail Link SDP40-2XR No. 290 leads the Day Gas near Perma, Mont. on the afternoon of April 19, 2014. The engine is MRL's only SDP40-2 and was built in 1966 for the Great Nor... (more)
MRL's Day Gas Local winds through the neighborhood of suburban Desmet gaining altitude climbing Evaro Hill on the 3rd Subdivision.
Montana Rail Link SD40-2 256 and SD70ACe 4312 are seen leading the morning gas local up Evaro Hill north of Missoula, Mt - 10/09/2013
"Plains for two": Montana Rail Link SD40-2XR No. 263 leads the Day Gas Local out of the siding at Plains after meeting two westbound freights on a frigid December afternoon. With a classic ... (more)
Nice SD40 frame (former BN 6317).
The day gas heads back to Missoula.
MRL's Gas Local squeals around the sharp curves just east of Perma on its way to Missoula.
The gas local rolls east through Dixon as viewed from the parking lot of the local post office.
MRL's Day Gas job eases down Evaro Hill just west of Missoula as a ray of sunshine intersects with the locomotives.
Four SD40-2XRs and two GP9s lead a combined Night and Day Gas locals on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. The night before, the Night Gas died on the law at Paradise on its way east to Missoula and ... (more)
MRL 382 is seen leading the 'day gas' east alongside the Flat Head river east of Perma - 31/08/2009