On Christmas Day 2012, a three pack of Union Pacific coal haulers await a call to serve out of Provo Yard. Snowy 11,749 ft. Mt. Timpanogos is to the right of the 5921's cab.
An interesting group of engines mingle at Union Pacific's sanding and fueling facility in Provo, Utah.
By June of 1984, the Union Pacific rostered only one active EMD GP7. My dad and I received a call from a UP hogger that UP 121 was headed our way on a local freight from Salt Lake City. We arrived... (more)
Soon after Western Pacific-Union Pacific merger in 1983, WP power was distributed throughout the Union Pacific system. A few WP GP35s found work between Provo and Geneva Works when UP retired thei... (more)
Two generations of EMD coal haulers mingle in the joint Utah Railway - Union Pacific terminal at Provo.
The Utah Railway Company was power short in the late 1990s and turned to OmniTRAX for help. A pair of SD9s were leased for a short time, working as yard switchers. Here the OMLX 200 takes Christma... (more)
Gleaming in fresh paint, a Utah Railway MK5000C awaits its next assignment hauling coal through the rugged canyons of Utah's Wasatch Mountains. In two years, the 5005 would lose its Caterpillar di... (more)
A warm April 1997 afternoon finds Provo Yard awash in gray and red Utah Railway power. Included in the lashups are six SD40s, an F45, and an SD45-2. Technically the F45 and SD45-2s are SD40s as th... (more)
Spotted on the roundhouse lead at Provo, Rio Grande SD45 5338 (and two UP SD40s) await a call to serve on the next 'Kaiser Unit East' coal train to Sunnyside, Utah.
A pair of new GE C41-8W comfort cab units share terminal space at the sanding and fueling facility in Provo Yard. UP utilized these GEs in coal train service prior to the AC4400CW deliveries in 19... (more)
Union Pacific and Utah Railway power mix and mingle at the joint servicing facility at Provo.
GE and EMD second generation locomotives share trackage at UP's engine servicing facility in Provo, Utah.
Union Pacific's Provo switcher poses for photographers the newly rebuilt and repainted United States Steel #26. The beautifully restored Baldwin DS-4-4-10 received a new lease on life with an EMD ... (more)
Classic EMD power from the 1960s line up at the Provo turntable: a UP GP30 blt. Sept. 1962, a UP DD35 blt. May 1965, and a Rio Grande SD45 blt. March 1968.
A Union Pacific GP38-2 awaits a call to duty at the joint UP-Utah Railway servicing facility at Provo. The UP 804 was built new by EMD as the Missouri Pacific 2304 in February 1981.