Northern Pacific [Burlington Northern Santa Fe]
Montana (Homestake Pass)
September 5, 1999

Here is what's left of the passing track at the summit of Homestake Pass on the Northern Pacific's Butte Short Line. Ahead would be the spectacular descent down the mountainside into Butte, one of the great (lost) scenic rides in the continental U.S.

Last updated 1/1/2018. Text and photo ©2018 Lamont Downs.