A BNSF Railway officer's special tours former Rio Grande rails via UP trackage rights on Oct. 1, 2015.
The westbound California Zephyrs typically traverse Soldier Summit between 7-9 PM, but this 12-hour late train gave riders a daytime view. On the tail is the Silver Solarium dome observation car.
The distributed power on the rear of a westbound loaded coal train drop down the Gilluly Loops on Soldier Summit amidst the Utah pines. Regrettably, the effects of the ongoing Mountain Pine Beetle... (more)
The Utah begins it's assault of the last leg of three as it make it way up Gilluly to Soldier Summit.
This was my first chance to see a CREX leaser, last August.
UP 7822 begins it's assent on Gilluly with some great looking clouds in the sky.
Just after sunrise, a BNSF Denver-Provo freight drops down through Gilluly with CREX 1321 leading.
Running 12 hours and 21 minutes behind schedule, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr makes a rare daylight run over Soldier Summit on July 17, 2015.
Offering a nice broadside view, four MK50-3 and one SD50 desend the bottom leg of Gilluly loop, with a loaded IPP coal train.
A newer ES44AC and a clean SD70ACe leads a empty coal train upgrade in Gilluly.
A older Gevo and a newer SD70AH bring a loaded coal train down grade to somewhere out west.
Taking advantage of the wet spring, providing the green foliage on this one. A Helper to Roper Manifest descends the grade.
A loaded Intermountain Power Project coal train descends Gilluly with 2 units up front and 2 DPU's
UP's Denver North Yard to Salt Lake City Roper Yard descends through Gilluly on its way down the former Rio Grande Soldier Summit.
A trio of Rio Grande six axle motors (DRGW 5381, DRGW 5505, DRGW 5404) pull UP's hot ZRODV around the Soldier Creek fill at Gilluly on June 22, 1997.