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.
SP's Skyline to Intermountain Power coal train begins its 50 mile descent from Soldier Summit to Provo Yard on March 6, 1993.
Union Pacific pool power leads a Southern Pacific coal train approaching 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on Sept. 5, 1992.
Rio Grande's Kansas City auto train No. 179 tops 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on May 20, 1989. Moments earlier, the 179 removed its helper engine (a single SD40T-2 on the point, going backwards) prior ... (more)
A trio of Utah engines get a helping hand from MPI painted SD45 9006 as they start their descent from Soldier Summit toward the Gilluly loops.
Rio Grande's 179 auto train climbs westward approaching Soldier Summit on April 22, 1989. The power combo includes D&RGW 5377 and SP 8521 (SD40T-2), NS C39-8 No. 8635 and GECX B40-8 No. 8002.
Fall colors are starting to bloom as 5 Utah Railway engines, 3 MK5000C's and 2 SD50's, lead an 104 car Intermountain Power load over the crest at Soldier Summit on 10/2/13. The fall colors up at S... (more)
Rio Grande's priority train 187 tops Soldier Summit on a warm July 24, 1987 evening.
Three EMD tunnel motors lead SP's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder near Soldier Summit on May 21, 1993. This 71 car KCOAF had a pair of manned SP B40-8 helpers cut in mid-train.