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I'm new here and I'm looking for a good image of MRL SD45-2 #311 fans on the top to figure out how many blades each fan has and what the grills over them look like, I'm rebuilding my Athearn Genesis MRL SD45-2 into a prototypically accurate model being upgraded to my Proto 87 fleet of...
Can anyone help me out with the following question? Montana Rail Link operate the Laurel - Missoula manifest train (LM / M-LAUMIS and associated return) but I seem to recall there was another similar turn between Missoula and Sandpoint (MS) (or was it Spokane?) and return (SM) or am I mistaken...
MRL 4310 leads a 4 unit set of SD70ACe motors on the run back towards the west portal of the Mullan Pass tunnel and then on to Helena. These units have just cut out after serving as mid-train helpers for a coal drag. The early evening sunlight has put the ROW into the shadows as they roll...
2 EMD ex-Oakway SD60's lead an eastbound manifest through the yards on the MRL at Missoula, MT, on July 4. Interestingly, we saw these two units on a NB in Bend, OR, on July 2 as we left town to start our week-long Montana vacation, and we see them here 2 days later.
BNSF 5128 leads an early morning westbound loaded grain train off the Clark Fork Cutoff on the MRL 4th Sub just before the MRL MoW crews go to work and shut down the Missoula to Paradise part of the 4th Sub for the day.
MRL(Montana Rail Link)bungalow at West Plains,MT controlling the westbound control signals for the Plains siding and main,and the west end switch on the Plains siding.Also appears to be a radio link for the MRL Dispatcher.Wife and I had dinner in Plains but we had to hit this spot on the way...
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