The Speno rail grinding train is paying a visit to the Rio Grande main line over Soldier Si,,it, seen here at Colton, Utah. I have to think that this was an unpopular assignment with the crews, as... (more)
A Westbound Rio Grande manifest is making quick work of climbing to Soldier Summit, Utah. Here it curves under the highway overpass at Colton.
Meet at Colton
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr works its way up the storied Soldier Summit grade at Colton, Utah. A Utah Railway SD45 leads a train of empties eastbound... (more)
UP 1989 trails DPU nose out on a loaded dirt train headed for Columbia Junction, Utah.
A once in a life time opportunity. A friend of my father's, Nils Huxtable of Steamsceenes publication made an arrangements with Utah Railway management to have the Utah Railway F45 lead. The night... (more)
Northbound at Colton, Utah headed for Soldier Summit.
An eastbound rail train headed down grade near Colton, Utah. This has to be one of the best locations on Soldier Summit, if not just to get away from Hwy. 6 and the constant roar of passing truck... (more)
A westbound BNSF visitor headed up hill toward Soldier Summit.
This westbound set of locomotives was dispatched to Soldier Summit to pickup a set of coal hoppers. This photo was taken from the old Highway 6 alignment which is about 50 feet above the current ... (more)
D&RGW leads a freight along Hwy 6 near Colton Utah.
After waiting for the Rio Grande Zephyr to pass, a Kaiser Unit West coal train departs Colton for Provo on June 5, 1976.
Southbound Utah Railway coal train with run-thru UP junk. We were a week late to nab this train before they switched over to UP power.
The Utah is putting on a show as the crew tries to get the train back up to speed after cutting out the helpers.
SP's Oakland to Denver Forwarder zigs and zags through Price Canyon east of Colton on June 19, 1993.
With 3 MK50-3's a SD50 and a leased SD40-2 on the head end. The helpers can be seen cutting out in the distance. The helpers will make the trip back to Martin yard. As the loaded coal train will m... (more)