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Montana Rails - Mountains to Prairies

This 96-page full-color 6” x 9” soft cover book contains over 200 color
photographs, capturing images of trains from all corners of the State of Montana.

For nearly 150-years railroads have been transforming the Montana
landscape from the
Continental Divide peaks to wind swept prairies.
Steel rails arrived May 9, 1880 when the narrow-gauge Utah & Northern
reached Monida Pass south of Butte.
At the zenith of rail line construction during the 1890s and early 20th Century,
 all major transcontinental railroads crisscrossed Montana; the Union Pacific,
Northern Pacific, Chicago, Burlington & Quincy [CB&Q], Great Northern,
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul [Milwaukee Road] and the Soo Line.Through the years,
many original railroads evolved into the Burlington Northern Railroad,
Burlington Northern Santa Fe [BNSF] and Montana Rail Link with unique shortlines
along the way. Though routes and operations have changed, the scenery
 of the Big Sky State remain the same.

Take a journey across Montana rails, from the mountains to the prairies.

ISBN 978-1-4671-0516-3


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Chapter One.... Rivers and Mountains                
Chapter Two.... Heart of the Prairie                    
Chapter Three  Milwaukee Road East                
Chapter Four...  Central Montana Rail                 
Chapter Five...   Engine 261                                
Chapter Six.....    Montana Rail Link                     
Chapter Seven   Hi-Line                                      
Chapter Eight..   Yellowstone River Country         
Chapter Nine...   Where’s Plentywood?    

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