Stunning background for a commuter train. The "UTA FrontRunner" is served by Motive Power MPXpress locomotives, BiLevel coaches from Bombardier Transportation and former NJ Transit Comet... (more)
Rio Grande GP30s No. 3003 and 3001 pull a 14 car Provo Local through the Utah County town of Lehi on January 23, 1994.
Northbound and southbound UTA FrontRunner commuter rail trains depart Lehi Station in the Thanksgiving Point business park on May 3, 2013.
My experience with the UTA is that most of the railroad is tangent along or near I-15. An exception is this view along the former D&RGW main (far track)north of Lehi, UT near Jordan Narrows Park.
SP's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder chases rain showers through Utah Valley on April 9, 1995.
A Southern Pacific Tunnel Motor pulls a 12 car train of side dump gons through Mesa on July 25, 1998. Just for fun, click on the Satellite Map to see how much this location has changed.
Union Pacific steam 4-8-4 No. 844 leads an 18 car NRHS special along the former D&RGW at Mesa (Thanksgiving Point) on June 23, 1997.
A 10 car officers special, traveling between Elko, Nevada and Grand Junction, Colorado, glides east through the Jordan Narrows 20 miles south of downtown Salt Lake City.
As strange as this may seem, this is actually a Utah Railway train. The Utah Railway crew is taking one of BNSF's ES44C4 out for a spin on the Provo to Ogden local. The big GE leads two Utah GP38'... (more)
Rio Grande GP30s No. 3001 and 3007 lead a four car Provo Turn into Lehi on July 10, 1991. With rampant home construction and the addition of a commuter rail line, this rural landscape has changed ... (more)
A UTA FrontRunner commuter speeds by an alpaca farm in Lehi on Feb. 13, 2015.
A trio of EMD SD40-2s pull Union Pacific's LUF51 local up a 1.14% grade approaching the 4812 ft. summit at Point of the Mountain on July 19, 1989. The LUF51's regular routing via trackage rights o... (more)
A pair of SP/SSW GP60s lead an 85 car Provo Local east through Lehi on June 23, 1995.
Rio Grande SD50s 5510, 5508, and 5515 lead an 82 car Roper to Grand Junction manifest along the Jordan River at Mesa on July 23, 1994.
Amtrak's California Zephyr train No. 6 emerges from the Jordan Narrows on July 27, 1990.