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11/17/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Mark Minckler
Dates:2/11/2004 - 10/6/2007
Album Info:The first railroad built in to Montana Territory, March 1880 by the Utah & Northern Railway (narrow gauge). It reached Butte in December 1881 to tap the very lucrative mining industries. The U&N then built to Garrison in 1883 where they met up with The NP RR.
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UP 3022 leads the Silver Bow to Pocatello towards home
Title:  UP 3022 leads the Silver Bow to Pocatello towards home
Description:  Leaving the Beaver Canyon behind, passing through Spencer, famous for it's opal mining.
Photo Date:  8/28/2004  Upload Date: 12/8/2007 10:21:27 PM
Location:  Spencer, ID
Author:  Mark Minckler
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 3022(SD40-2)
Views:  461   Comments: 1
The M-SBPC heads south in the Beaverhead River Canyon
Title:  The M-SBPC heads south in the Beaverhead River Canyon
Description:  Scenic view on a hot summer day in southwest Montana. (note ex C&NW and SP power)
Photo Date:  7/2/2005  Upload Date: 12/8/2007 10:18:17 PM
Location:  Dillon, MT
Author:  Mark Minckler
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 3134(SD40-2)
Views:  595   Comments: 1
UP 1034 Southbound into Beaver Canyon
Title:  UP 1034 Southbound into Beaver Canyon
Description:  The last rays of sun highlight the southbound Dillon Local with it's one load of talc.
Photo Date:  9/26/2005  Upload Date: 12/8/2007 10:21:12 PM
Location:  Humphrey, ID
Author:  Mark Minckler
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 1034(GP38-2)
Views:  420   Comments: 0
The M-SBPC heads south along the Beaverhead River
Title:  The M-SBPC heads south along the Beaverhead River
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/22/2006  Upload Date: 11/29/2007 8:20:48 PM
Location:  Dillon, MT
Author:  Mark Minckler
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives: 
Views:  752   Comments: 8
UP 4030 Heads north of a fall morning in Montana
Title:  UP 4030 Heads north of a fall morning in Montana
Description:  The northbound Silver Bow Turns follows the Big Hole River near Maiden Rock.
Photo Date:  9/30/2006  Upload Date: 11/30/2007 10:05:29 PM
Location:  Melrose, MT
Author:  Mark Minckler
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 4030(SD70M)
Views:  948   Comments: 11
UP 5210 heads towards the Continental Divide at Deer Lodge Pass
Title:  UP 5210 heads towards the Continental Divide at Deer Lodge Pass
Description:  Snow capped Mt Fleecer and Divide Creek provided an ideal frame.
Photo Date:  4/13/2007  Upload Date: 12/12/2007 8:50:37 PM
Location:  Divide, MT
Author:  Mark Minckler
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 5210(SD70M)
Views:  416   Comments: 0
Union Pacific snakes along Big Hole River
Title:  Union Pacific snakes along Big Hole River
Description:  The southbound Silver Bow Turn heads towards Dillon along one of Montana's most popular streams.
Photo Date:  5/27/2007  Upload Date: 12/9/2007 9:18:26 PM
Location:  Divide, MT
Author:  Mark Minckler
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives: 
Views:  510   Comments: 0
Big power leads the southbound Silver Bow Turn
Title:  Big power leads the southbound Silver Bow Turn
Description:  Big Sky Country; fishing, trains and rockhounding!!
Photo Date:  9/8/2007  Upload Date: 12/12/2007 8:50:23 PM
Location:  Melrose, MT
Author:  Mark Minckler
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  UP 4673(SD70M)
Views:  509   Comments: 1
It's a yellow and white scene as the M-SBPC climbs the Continental Divide.
Title:  It's a yellow and white scene as the M-SBPC climbs the Continental Divide.
Description:  An early fall snow has caught the aspens with there leaves still on, as the M-SBPC is about to crest Deer Lodge Pass.
Photo Date:  10/6/2007  Upload Date: 2/19/2008 8:49:30 PM
Location:  Feely, MT
Author:  Mark Minckler
Categories:  Winter
Locomotives:  UP 4459(SD70M)
Views:  1881   Comments: 20


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