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Owner: Montana Rail Link
Model:Rebuilt EMD SD40-2XRBuilt As:BN 6324 (SD40)
Serial Number:5801-25Order No:5801
Frame Number:5801-25Built:11/1971
Notes:Ex-BN
Other locos with this serial:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR) BN 6324(SD40)
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MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 9/5/2005 6:32:39 AM
Location:  La Crosse, WI
Author:  Jim Matuska
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  412   Comments: 1
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/1/1983  Upload Date: 9/5/2005 6:33:07 AM
Location:  La Crosse, WI
Author:  Jim Matuska
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  439   Comments: 0
LM heads West.
Title:  LM heads West.
Description:  MRL freight LM departs Laurel Yard
Photo Date:  11/1/1987  Upload Date: 7/9/2003 4:06:58 PM
Location:  Laurel, MT
Author:  Tim Harris
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 351(SD45-2XR) MRL 250(SD40-2) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) BNSF 2354(GP38-2)
Views:  1813   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description:  MRL 259 on the BN
Photo Date:  6/4/2004  Upload Date: 12/25/2018 4:54:26 PM
Location:  South Seattle, WA
Author:  J Fischer
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR) BN 7240(SD40-2)
Views:  29   Comments: 0
MRL 0259
Title:  MRL 0259
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/24/2004  Upload Date: 7/28/2004 10:41:25 PM
Location:  Springfield, MO
Author:  Joe Hughes
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR) NREX 6404(SD45)
Views:  561   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  11/4/2004  Upload Date: 11/22/2008 12:13:09 AM
Location:  Fort Worth, TX
Author:  John Briggs
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  354   Comments: 1
BNSF 713
Title:  BNSF 713
Description:  Southbound exits the loop as it heads for the town of Tehachapi.
Photo Date:  4/16/2005  Upload Date: 5/7/2010 2:42:07 PM
Location:  Tehachapi Loop, CA
Author:  Terry Redeker
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Tunnel,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 713(C44-9W) BNSF 108(GP60M) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) BNSF 4713(C44-9W)
Views:  836   Comments: 5
BNSF 713
Title:  BNSF 713
Description:  Southbound intermodal rolls through Burtons Curve just south of the loop.
Photo Date:  4/16/2005  Upload Date: 5/8/2010 1:42:06 AM
Location:  Walong, CA
Author:  Terry Redeker
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 713(C44-9W) BNSF 108(GP60M) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) BNSF 4193(C44-9W)
Views:  497   Comments: 1
MRL 259 West @ Everett Station
Title:  MRL 259 West @ Everett Station
Description:  Suprise MRL unit leading this BNSF Westbound past Everett Station.
Photo Date:  5/21/2005  Upload Date: 2/8/2007 5:33:27 PM
Location:  Everett, WA
Author:  S.L. Dixon
Categories:  Roster,Station,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  459   Comments: 0
BNSF 4180 West
Title:  BNSF 4180 West
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/17/2005  Upload Date: 4/3/2016 9:45:54 AM
Location:  Big Lake, MN
Author:  Joe Huss
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  BNSF 4180(C44-9W) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) NREX 7349(SD40-2)
Views:  83   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/20/2006  Upload Date: 11/21/2008 4:14:22 PM
Location:  Fort Worth, TX
Author:  John Briggs
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/20/2006  Upload Date: 11/21/2008 4:14:23 PM
Location:  Fort Worth, TX
Author:  John Briggs
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  200   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/20/2006  Upload Date: 11/21/2008 4:14:23 PM
Location:  Fort Worth, TX
Author:  John Briggs
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  183   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  1/20/2006  Upload Date: 11/21/2008 4:14:24 PM
Location:  Fort Worth, TX
Author:  John Briggs
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  162   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/7/2006  Upload Date: 7/11/2006 12:49:46 AM
Location:  Saginaw, TX
Author:  Richard Whitenight
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  284   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/7/2006  Upload Date: 7/11/2006 12:49:47 AM
Location:  Saginaw, TX
Author:  Richard Whitenight
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  666   Comments: 0
BNSF 529's crew grabs a bite to eat from the restaurant in the Old Guthrie Depot
Title:  BNSF 529's crew grabs a bite to eat from the restaurant in the Old Guthrie Depot
Description:  How about a quick snack from the local cafe? A new resaurant in the old Guthrie Depot is just the place for you typical stack train to pull up and grab abite to eat while waiting for a clear signal to proceed out of town.
Photo Date:  7/8/2006  Upload Date: 7/11/2006 8:18:37 PM
Location:  Guthrie, OK
Author:  Phil Morrow
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 529(B40-8W) BNSF 329(GP60B) MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  562   Comments: 1
MRL 259 is trailing unit on this BNSF stack train
Title:  MRL 259 is trailing unit on this BNSF stack train
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/8/2006  Upload Date: 7/11/2006 8:34:39 PM
Location:  Guthrie, OK
Author:  Phil Morrow
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  321   Comments: 0
BNSF 529  329  and MRL 259 Head pass the signals south of
Title:  BNSF 529 329 and MRL 259 Head pass the signals south of
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/8/2006  Upload Date: 7/11/2006 8:34:17 PM
Location:  Orlando, OK
Author:  Phil Morrow
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 529(B40-8W) BNSF 329(GP60B) MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  543   Comments: 1
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/5/2006  Upload Date: 8/7/2006 3:37:44 PM
Location:  Saginaw, TX
Author:  Richard Whitenight
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  189   Comments: 0
FURX 8098 West
Title:  FURX 8098 West
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/7/2006  Upload Date: 10/29/2017 11:37:24 AM
Location:  Big Lake, MN
Author:  Joe Huss
Categories:  Action
Locomotives:  FURX 8098(SD40-2) NREX 9926(SD40-2) MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  50   Comments: 0
MRL 255, 257, 259
Title:  MRL 255, 257, 259
Description:  At the turntable
Photo Date:  7/1/2007  Upload Date: 7/14/2007 2:15:20 AM
Location:  Missoula, MT
Author:  Al Ahlgrim
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 255(SD40-2XR) MRL 257(SD40-2XR) MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  349   Comments: 0
MRL Gathering
Title:  MRL Gathering
Description:  These 40's came to Missoula for maintenance.
Photo Date:  7/26/2007  Upload Date: 3/30/2008 8:06:41 PM
Location:  Missoula, MT
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 257(SD40-2XR) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 264(SD40-2XR)
Views:  371   Comments: 0
MRL Missoula Roundhouse
Title:  MRL Missoula Roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/30/2008 11:04:12 PM
Location:  Missoula, MT
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 264(SD40-2XR) MRL 257(SD40-2XR) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 115(GP9) MRL 401(GP35)
Views:  1105   Comments: 0
MRL Missoula Roundhouse
Title:  MRL Missoula Roundhouse
Description: 
Photo Date:  8/3/2007  Upload Date: 8/30/2008 11:04:13 PM
Location:  Missoula, MT
Author:  Kevin Andrusia
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 264(SD40-2XR) MRL 257(SD40-2XR) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 115(GP9)
Views:  500   Comments: 0
MRL 4309
Title:  MRL 4309
Description:  Another view from inside the shops at Livingston. Taken with permission from MRL.
Photo Date:  7/27/2008  Upload Date: 8/5/2008 10:01:39 PM
Location:  Livingston, MT
Author:  Darrell Krueger
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 4309(SD70ACe) MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  452   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description:  259 leads the ML down hill into Helena behind a vintage MRL lashup
Photo Date:  10/2/2008  Upload Date: 1/6/2011 2:08:40 PM
Location:  Helena, MT
Author:  Dan Onorevole
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 327(SD45-2) MRL 120(GP9) MRL 111(GP9) MRL 329(SD45-2)
Views:  418   Comments: 0
MRL M-L meet MRL/BNSF C-RWMCEC0-10A
Title:  MRL M-L meet MRL/BNSF C-RWMCEC0-10A
Description:  We sorta lucked into this meet, as we were just aimlessly driving back to Missoula.
Photo Date:  2/9/2009  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 1:56:45 AM
Location:  Milltown, MT
Author:  Matt Adams
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Tunnel,Winter,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 4300(SD70ACe) BNSF 9771(SD70MAC) MRL 4301(SD70ACe) BNSF 9663(SD70MAC)
Views:  478   Comments: 0
MRL SD40-2XR 259
Title:  MRL SD40-2XR 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/9/2009  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 1:56:56 AM
Location:  Garrison, MT
Author:  Matt Adams
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Tunnel,Winter,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  241   Comments: 0
MRL Power
Title:  MRL Power
Description: 
Photo Date:  2/9/2009  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 1:57:00 AM
Location:  Missoula, MT
Author:  Matt Adams
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Tunnel,Winter,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 602(SD9) MRL 403(GP35) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 402(GP35) MRL 4301(SD70ACe) MRL 4300(SD70ACe)
Views:  580   Comments: 0
MRL M-L
Title:  MRL M-L
Description:  Above the 4300 you can see the old Milwaukee's tunnel. The head for cars are for the BNSF at Garrison.
Photo Date:  2/9/2009  Upload Date: 3/12/2009 1:57:00 AM
Location:  Bearmouth, MT
Author:  Matt Adams
Categories:  Roster,Scenic,Tunnel,Winter,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 4301(SD70ACe) MRL 4300(SD70ACe) MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  533   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/7/2009  Upload Date: 10/18/2009 11:53:59 PM
Location:  Missoula, MT
Author:  Brian Miller
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  188   Comments: 0
Darn back lighting
Title:  Darn back lighting
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2009  Upload Date: 8/28/2009 6:04:05 PM
Location:  Hoppers, MT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 4300(SD70ACe) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 264(SD40-2XR) MRL 250(SD40-2) MRL 355(SD45) MRL 321(SD45-2)
Views:  332   Comments: 1
Second unit MRL 259
Title:  Second unit MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2009  Upload Date: 8/28/2009 6:05:41 PM
Location:  Hoppers, MT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 4300(SD70ACe)
Views:  198   Comments: 0
All EMD!
Title:  All EMD!
Description:  New and old
Photo Date:  7/10/2009  Upload Date: 8/28/2009 6:16:47 PM
Location:  Muir, MT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  MRL 4300(SD70ACe) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 250(SD40-2)
Views:  521   Comments: 1
The East end
Title:  The East end
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2009  Upload Date: 8/28/2009 6:18:36 PM
Location:  Muir, MT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic
Locomotives:  MRL 355(SD45) MRL 264(SD40-2XR) MRL 250(SD40-2) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 4300(SD70ACe) MRL 321(SD45-2)
Views:  429   Comments: 1
Continuing uphill
Title:  Continuing uphill
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2009  Upload Date: 8/28/2009 6:22:55 PM
Location:  Muir, MT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 4300(SD70ACe) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 264(SD40-2XR) MRL 250(SD40-2) MRL 355(SD45) MRL 321(SD45-2)
Views:  288   Comments: 2
Passing the previous portal
Title:  Passing the previous portal
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2009  Upload Date: 8/28/2009 6:33:26 PM
Location:  West End, MT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Tunnel,Track,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 4300(SD70ACe) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 264(SD40-2XR) MRL 250(SD40-2) MRL 355(SD45) MRL 321(SD45-2)
Views:  417   Comments: 3
Halfway through
Title:  Halfway through
Description: 
Photo Date:  7/10/2009  Upload Date: 8/28/2009 6:34:21 PM
Location:  West End, MT
Author:  Richard Olson
Categories:  Scenic,Signal,Transit
Locomotives:  MRL 355(SD45) MRL 264(SD40-2XR) MRL 250(SD40-2) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 4300(SD70ACe) MRL 321(SD45-2)
Views:  301   Comments: 2
Montana Rail Link
Title:  Montana Rail Link
Description:  MRL Westbound Freight Train M- LAUMIS ( Laurel to Missoula, Mt. ) or LM for short passing through Bearmouth, Mt.
Photo Date:  8/26/2009  Upload Date: 8/30/2009 11:45:10 AM
Location:  Bearmouth, MT
Author:  william davis
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 4302(SD70ACe) MRL 4301(SD70ACe) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 256(SD40-2XR)
Views:  542   Comments: 7
MRL 255
Title:  MRL 255
Description:  Helpers returning to Livingston.
Photo Date:  1/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/21/2010 3:02:39 PM
Location:  Livingston, MT
Author:  Shawn Billings
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 255(SD40-2XR) MRL 351(SD45-2XR) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 326(SD45-2) MRL 325(SD45-2XR)
Views:  585   Comments: 0
MRL 255
Title:  MRL 255
Description:  Helpers returning to Livingston.
Photo Date:  1/13/2010  Upload Date: 3/21/2010 3:09:04 PM
Location:  Livingston, MT
Author:  Shawn Billings
Categories:  Scenic,Action
Locomotives:  MRL 255(SD40-2XR) MRL 351(SD45-2XR) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 326(SD45-2) MRL 325(SD45-2XR)
Views:  498   Comments: 0
EB Freight
Title:  EB Freight
Description:  A pair of BNSF Dash-9s take a manifest into Livingston. Three MRL SD40-2XRs are dead in town behind the power.
Photo Date:  7/27/2010  Upload Date: 10/8/2011 3:41:08 PM
Location:  Livingston, MT
Author:  Jacob Kempf
Categories: 
Locomotives:  BNSF 4550(C44-9W) BNSF 4576(C44-9W) MRL 250(SD40-2) MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 255(SD40-2XR)
Views:  315   Comments: 0
MRL Local
Title:  MRL Local
Description:  A MRL local is in Livingston with MRL SD40-2XRs 359 and 264 both wearing the new paint scheme.
Photo Date:  1/17/2011  Upload Date: 2/26/2011 12:15:34 AM
Location:  Livingston, MT
Author:  Cameron Chapman
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR) MRL 264(SD40-2XR)
Views:  279   Comments: 0
MRL 259 Westbound
Title:  MRL 259 Westbound
Description: 
Photo Date:  5/28/2011  Upload Date: 5/28/2011 7:50:33 AM
Location:  Columbus, MT
Author:  STEPHEN NOYES
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  200   Comments: 1
Working the small yard
Title:  Working the small yard
Description: 
Photo Date:  9/9/2011  Upload Date: 9/24/2011 5:40:25 PM
Location:  Billings, MT
Author:  Paul Leach
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  263   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description: 
Photo Date:  6/27/2012  Upload Date: 6/27/2012 10:29:58 PM
Location:  Laurel, MT
Author:  Bob Keenan
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  195   Comments: 0
MRL along the Jeff
Title:  MRL along the Jeff
Description:  MRL 256 and 259 pulling gravel East toward Sappington
Photo Date:  6/1/2013  Upload Date: 6/17/2014 3:07:39 PM
Location:  La Hood Park, MT
Author:  Dennis Andariese
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 256(SD40-2XR) MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  145   Comments: 0
MRL 326  - MRL 259
Title:  MRL 326 - MRL 259
Description:  MRL 326 long nose end toward the camera with MRL 259 in the background, stacks of rail in the foreground.
Photo Date:  8/5/2014  Upload Date: 8/26/2014 5:14:41 PM
Location:  Billings, MT
Author:  B Campbell
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  MRL 326(SD45-2) MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  143   Comments: 0
MRL 259
Title:  MRL 259
Description:  Montana Rail Link 259 awaits the next assignment at the Laurel yard.
Photo Date:  9/24/2014  Upload Date: 9/25/2014 11:00:20 PM
Location:  Laurel, MT
Author:  Matt Provenza
Categories: 
Locomotives:  MRL 259(SD40-2XR)
Views:  179   Comments: 0


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