Railroads of Montana
Look below to view monthly photos and captions
Railroads of Montana 2011 thru 2014 calendars are available as
here to download the 2011 Railroads of Montana calendar.
CAPTIONS FOR 2011 RAILROADS OF MONTANA CALENDAR
JANUARY - Amtrak “Empire Builder” eastbound #8 screams along at 79 mph on the Hi-Line at Piegan in 1997 with the Montana Rocky Mountain Front of Glacier National Park in the background
FEBRUARY - Burlington Northern rebuilt GP39V #2968 sits out a Central Montana blizzard with the Lewistown local near the geographical center of the Big Sky State in the winter of 1997
MARCH - Mount Penrose looms
up behind BNSF GE Dash9-44CW #1103 in Great Northern
APRIL - Burlington Northern
Santa Fe SD60M #9283 exits westbound 1,500 foot
MAY - Montana Western GP-9
#201 with Rarus Railway train traversing in front of extinct
JUNE - In the early “Rainbow
Daze” after the Burlington Northern merger, locomotives from the former
JULY - The Wild West is
reenacted with a “staged” 1997 robbery of the “Charlie Russell Chew Choo”
AUGUST - Butte, Anaconda and
Pacific Railway GP-7 #103 built in June of 1953
SEPTEMBER - In the last days
of the old Great Northern main line between Whitefish and Libby,
OCTOBER - Notice the small
“Montana town” detail in the photograph of Milwaukee Road #261
NOVEMBER - Burlington
Northern GP53L #3120 glides westbound through the autumn foliage along
DECEMBER - Burlington
Northern Santa Fe SD40-2 #7867 in Great Northern “Empire Builder” Heritage
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