DRGW train 18, the Rio Grande Zephyr heads east near Thistle, UT on July 3, 1977.
The last Rio Grande locomotive operating on the Union Pacific in original colors and numbers is seen through the open doors of the small enginehouse at Helper, Utah, on November 7, 2007. Very late... (more)
A couple of tunnel motors are being used to put together the CV Local to run to Price and then the CV Spur to do some local work. These two units were part of the dirt train earlier and are now pu... (more)
Power for Rio Grande's Short Line Transfer and the Midvale Tramp await a call at the Roper Diesel Shop on July 19, 1983.
The Rio Grande Zephyr train No. 17 departs Denver Union Station at Prospect Junction the morning of April 14, 1979.
SP's Fourth South Switcher has five tank for Roper Yard on Aug. 18, 1993.
Three Rio Grande Tunnel Motors head eastbound through Gilluly, Utah, with a “dirt train” picked up at Sutro on the west side of the Soldier summit grade. With only five unpatched Rio Grande SD40T-... (more)
With late season thunderstorms rumbling over the Bookcliffs in the background, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” local approaches Mounds, Utah, late on the afternoon of November 21, 2003. Rio Gra... (more)
The Rio Grande Zephyr train No. 18 glides east along the scenic Book Cliffs through Utah's Green River Desert on April 13, 1979.
The Denver & Rio Grande Western attempted to discontinue service of its Rio Grande Zephyr passenger trains between Grand Junction and Salt Lake City many times. One of the 'close calls' happened i... (more)
Twilight for No. 5371: The final Rio Grande locomotive (road number and paint) on the Union Pacific slumbers under the yard lights at Helper, Utah, in the twilight of November 5, 2007.
Four tunnel motors haul a grain train through Little 10 Curve all the while climbing the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies en-route to Fresno, CA. Scanned from a Kodachrome slide.
An eastbound manifest powers up on the approach to Spanish Fork Canyon on Feb. 19, 1977.
Rio Grande SW1200 No. 134 sets out loads and picks up empties at the Newspaper Agency Corp. warehouse in downtown Salt Lake City on Jan. 3, 1996.
After retrieving a long cut of bulkhead flats for loading gypsum board at Sigurd, the Salina Local departs Provo Yard on Feb. 19, 1977. The local will travel 20 miles along the mainline through Sp... (more)