The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus train crests 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on June 14, 2016. The 59 car special was traveling between Colorado Springs and Las Vegas via the Rio Grande f... (more)
A matched quartet of Rio Grande tunnel motors lead a 44 car Salt Lake City to Denver manifest freight at Soldier Summit on Feb. 8, 1997.
A three pack of Southern Pacific AC4400CWs pull an IPP coal train over 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on Nov. 27, 1998.
Capturing the last sun light of the day as the Utah approaches Soldier Summit. Also it was nice to catch a pure set of grey and red Utah's.
On July 24, 1998, a trio of Rio Grande SD40T-2s (DRGW 5345, 5360, 5382) were called out of Helper Yard to drag a stalled out Roper to Denver manifest freight from Castilla to Soldier Summit. The M... (more)
UP 5723 heads east after cresting the western slopes of Soldier Summit while an approaching storm begins to darken the sky behind.
SP's priority Denver to Roseville Forwarder crests 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on June 19, 1993. The 47 car train of Coors beer and piggyback trailers will descend 3000 feet of elevation in the 50 mil... (more)
A loaded coal train off the Pleasant Valley Branch (Skyline load-out) returns to the main for a late evening trip down the canyon.
A brand-new heavy GE leads a short eastbound manifest down the east slope of Soldier Summit. A wet spring has made rolling hills near the top of the pass a nice spring green. The green color won'... (more)
A Utah Railway coal load snakes its way up the serpentine 2.4% grade of Soldier Summit. The train is passing the Price River
Recreation area park and campground...... The manned swing helper can... (more)
UP 8982 is the lead unit on this eastbound coal empty at Soldier Summit.
UP's Roper to Denver manifest freight nears the top of the grade at Soldier Summit.
A westbound loaded coal train is silhouetted against a classic western sky near the summit of Soldier Summit as it heads to Provo, Utah
Finally finding some early morning sun, the empty Utah Railway coal train passes West Summit, 7,439 feet above sea level.
A westbound Utah Railway coal train crests 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on Dec. 26, 1991. The quartet of SD40s and 84 loads of Wildcat coal will descend 3000 feet in elevation in 50 miles of track to t... (more)