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Homestake Pass
A picture of a trestle on the west side of Homestake Pass, which crosses the continental divide just east of Butte, Mt. The tracks on Homestake Pass are owned by BNSF & are currently inactive, although Montana Rail Link is looking into reopening the pass to relieve congestion on Mullan Pass. The grade on Homestake is 2.2% on both sides, about the same as MRL's Mullan Pass.
the reflection is probably from the bus window, I took this picture on the way down to Butte with the pep band for basket-ball divisionals. This was a quick, last-minute attempt to get a pic. of the trestle.
 
EB, this would ordinarily be an excellent picture, but with the lighting, the reflection, and the slight blur, it degrades this photo much.
 

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