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  1. MRL Remote Control Caboose

    MRL Remote Control Caboose

    A MRL rc caboose is coupled to a GP35 for RC switcher service.
  2. The Y

    The Y

    A "Y" in the tracks by the City Park. It actually makes up a triangle.
  3. Railroad Warning Sign

    Railroad Warning Sign

    Warning! There's a railroad crossing ahead! Wait, they're abandoned... never mind!
  4. Old Lewistown Tracks

    Old Lewistown Tracks

    Picture of the tracks near the high school before they got torn up.
  5. 1914

    1914

    This is the date on the side of the rail. We had some very old tracks in Lewistown- that is, until they pulled them all up this summer, now there are no more trains for Lewistown.
  6. MRL #651 @ Frenchtown, Montana

    MRL #651 @ Frenchtown, Montana

    Here is MRL #651 leading the Jumbo Local eastbound from Frenchtown, Montana. Note: As the last gondola went by, it had a crane in the rear of the car.. It looked like it had picked up some used railroad ties.
  7. Boardman Coal @ Austin, Mt.

    Boardman Coal @ Austin, Mt.

    A BNSF Heritage 2 C44-9W leading a loaded Boardman Coal train up the east side of Mullan Pass. This train is passing the east switch of Austin siding. Just behind the power, is the Austin Loops which provide a shot of the train climbing the 2.2% grade..
  8. MRL Bonner Local switching the mill at Bonner, Mt.

    MRL Bonner Local switching the mill at Bonner, Mt.

    Here is MRL #401 along with MRL #402 switching the lumber plant at Bonner, Montana.. This is a very quick run from Missoula eastward about 3 to 4 miles to the industry.
  9. BNSF 4142

    BNSF 4142

    BNSF #4142 leads 3 other locomotives, & a long string of intermodal cars through Malta, mt.
  10. CSX Dash 8-40CW

    CSX Dash 8-40CW

    A CSX Dash 8-40CW is the 2nd locomotive on a BNSF intermodal train at Malta, Montana
  11. Cascade Green FURX

    Cascade Green FURX

    Two Cascade Green SD40-2's, one is FURX, the other is BNSF.
  12. Intermodal at Malta

    Intermodal at Malta

    A BNSF Intermodal, lead by two GE widecabs & two EMD standard cab locomotives makes it's way past the grain elevators at Malta, Mt.
  13. Cascade Green EMD's

    Cascade Green EMD's

    Two cascade Green SD40-2's, 1 BNSF, the other FURX, are two of the four locos pulling an intermodal through Malta.
  14. Old wooden truck

    Old wooden truck

    An old boxcar from the 1890's at the "junkyard" in Bozeman suprisingly had trucks that were almost completly made out of wood.
  15. Montana Rail Link ACe's

    Montana Rail Link ACe's

    four MRL SD70ACe's make up a helper set on the back of a westbound loaded coal train as it descends the west side of Bozeman Pass through Jackson Creek Canyon
  16. There's a Train Coming!

    There's a Train Coming!

    a BNSF freight approaching the Amtrak Station at Malta, Mt. (the station is just out of sight in this photo)
  17. Knuckle couplers coupled together

    Knuckle couplers coupled together

    2 type E knuckle couplers coupled together. Location: Bozeman, Mt Railroad: ex. MILW? Date: April 2006
  18. Trail Creek Crossing - Bozeman Pass, MT

    Trail Creek Crossing - Bozeman Pass, MT

    WB coal train near the Trail Creek crossing.
  19. Skyline, MT

    Skyline, MT

    MRL helpers pushing hard on a WB grain train crossing Skyline Trestle.
  20. Mullan Tunnel, MT

    Mullan Tunnel, MT

    WB coal train exits the Mullan Tunnel. Five MRL helpers, 3 mid train and 2 rear, are doing their best to get this train over Mullan Pass.


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