A quartet of second generation EMDs pull a heavy lumber drag through the lower horseshoe curve at Gilluly. Sept. 1974
The Rio Grande Zephyr meets an eastbound freight in the lower horseshoe curve at Gilluly. Sept. 1974
Two Santa Fe RSD-15s and two LASCO RSD-12s power up a Utah Railway coal empty through Gilluly on July 10, 1975.
A Rio Grande conductor keeps a watchful eye on his surroundings as a westbound train descends the 2% grade from Soldier Summit. Nov. 1974
A 68 car ROGJM climbs east through Spanish Fork Canyon approaching Gilluly on April 16, 1994.
Dynamic brakes howl as the Denver to Roseville Forwarder descends the 2% grade at Gilluly on July 10, 1993. A second train is moving upgrade while entering scenic Davidson Canyon. Gotta love Soldi... (more)
SP's Denver to Roseville Forwarder glides down the 2% through Gilluly on June 19, 1993. Three levels of track can be viewed from this perspective near US Hwy. 6.
A Union Pacific crude oil train navigates the Detour 'sag', beginning 13 miles of a constant 2% climb to 7440 ft. Soldier Summit.
It was an unfortunate morning for UP's MRONY-27. The second unit died on the 2% grade above detour and the train stalled. UP sent a three unit manned helper west from Helper Yard to the rescue. Th... (more)
A nicely matched quartet of EMD tunnel motors lead an eight car Helper Local downgrade through Gilluly on March 14, 1992.
A colorful power combo leads Southern Pacific's Eugene, OR to Grand Junction, CO freight through Gilluly on January 26, 1992.
SP's IPSNC climbs through Detour on a snowy January 3, 1996 morning. The head end includes power from EMD, GE, and MPI. The exhaust sound from this combo was awesome.
A race to the top!
Rio Grande's IPSNC coal empty rolls east through Gilluly while a new Volkswagen Corrado G60 awaits departure for Soldier Summit.
A group of senior Rio Grande retirees enjoy a daylight journey from Salt Lake City to Denver via a passenger special, climbing toward Soldier Summit on April 30, 1989.