Interior view of Rio Grande's Budd dining car 'Silver Banquet' cresting Soldier Summit on Sept. 4, 1976.
Interior view of Rio Grande's Budd dome observation car 'Silver Sky' cresting Soldier Summit on Sept. 4, 1976.
A Union Pacific inspection special crests 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on the evening of July 26, 2014.
Union Pacific's Intermountain Power to Skyline coal empty has crested 7440 ft. Soldier Summit and now glides east toward the Pleasant Valley Sub connection at Colton. July 26, 2014
UP 3880 leads the daily Roper, Utah to North Yard, Colorado freight at Soldier Summit.
Scenic Line of World. This Union Pacific coal load is struggling thru the Gooseneck deep inside the Price River Canyon. The train is full of Emery and Carbon County coal, some of the best and cle... (more)
UP's Trona to Skyline coal empty ascends the final half mile of 2% grade to the crest of 7440 ft. Soldier Summit. The old General Railway Signal 'searchlights' are on borrowed time as they are sch... (more)
The Rio Grande Zephyr train No. 18 meets a westbound mixed freight at Soldier Summit on May 7, 1976.
A colorful Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Denver, CO to Stockton, CA trackage rights manifest crests 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on July 1, 2000.
A four pack of EMDs (SD45, GP35, GP30, SD45) crest Soldier Summit with Iron Mountain ore interchange received from the UP at Provo. The train will be delivered to CF&I at Pueblo, Colorado via Tenn... (more)
The Rio Grande Zephyr crests 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on a snowy Dec. 28, 1975 morning.
The conductor of a work train gives the Rio Grande Zephyr a roll by at Soldier Summit the morning of Nov. 2, 1975.
The Rio Grande Zephyr dashes through fresh snow at Soldier Summit on Nov. 30, 1975.
D&RGW EMD F7(A) #5764, F7(B)#5722, GP9#5924 and F7(A) #5614 painted in four-stripe 'Grande Gold' and aluminum. Photo taken from my slide collection, photographer James Brimhall.