Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr hauls a new ACS64 (Amtrak Cities Sprinter) east along the former D&RGW at Soldier Summit on June 7, 2013. Manufactured by Siemens in Sacramento, Amtrak has pla... (more)
A CLBSM (Long Beach, CA -Somerset, CO) coal empty tops 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on UP's Provo Subdivision. The train has climbed 3000 feet in elevation since it departed Provo Yard, some 50 miles a... (more)
After waiting nearly an hour for UP maintenance of way forces to clear main #1, a BNSF Railway Denver-Provo manifest departs Soldier Summit for Provo where the QDVPVJ-28 will tie up for the day.
A colorful KCS Southern Belle ES44AC tops 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on a BNSF Railway Denver-Provo trackage rights manifest.
A group of fog frosted trees meet BNSF Railway's Denver-Provo 'Q' train at the west switch Soldier Summit. It's all downhill from here, folks! The QDVPVJ has about 50 miles of track to go (and 300... (more)
While storms brew over the Wasatch Mountains, Union Pacific's Trona, CA to Skyline, UT coal empty tops the 2% grade at Soldier Summit. In seven addition miles, this train will reach Colton Junctio... (more)
As you know, appearances can be deceiving: Union Pacific power leads a Utah Railway IPPX coal empty east at West Summit on UP's Provo Subdivision. The lead motor, UP 6418 was built the SP 372 in O... (more)
Union Pacific's MRONY-16 crests Soldier Summit on the former D&RGW Salt Lake to Denver mainline. This 19 car train made easy work of a 50 mile and 3000 ft. climb from Provo to the top of the hill ... (more)
At the apex of a 50 mile climb from Provo, Union Pacific's Salt Lake to Denver manifest tops Soldier Summit on UP's former D&RGW. Bitter overnight temperatures (down to 7 degrees F.) have left beh... (more)
On a spectacular morning, an MK50-3 leads a Utah Railway coal empty east across the switches at CP RG652, West Summit. This IPP coal train will soon load on the Utah Railway at Wildcat.