Less than two months after the Southern Pacific/Rio Grande merger, an eastbound lumber drag on the Modoc Line passes the water tower at Madeline. One of the first actions taken after the merger wa... (more)
With two Rio Grande SD40T-2s added as a point helper, a westbound freight climbs along the Price River at Castle Gate, Utah, on the afternoon of September 7, 1995. The helpers will be removed at K... (more)
Tennessee Pass—1985: Rolling over the very top of Tennessee Pass after helping an eastbound Rio Grande freight up the 3% grade out of Minturn are four SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors—the engineer notching u... (more)
After assisting a coal train on the grade from Helper to Soldier Summit, Union Pacific's Second Help, consisting of seven Rio Grande tunnel motors, retrieves three wreck damaged AC4400CWs for a sp... (more)
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Top Ten of 2016. With 2016 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.2. The main reason for the trip to Colorado was to attend a two-... (more)
Rio Grande 5504 heads Eastbound at Plainview with a loaded coal train just after Sunrise.
A Union Pacific freight approaches Blue Mountain Drive grade crossing west of Clay, Colorado, on April 14, 2001. Three EMD SD40T-2s and a UP GE AC4400CW power the westbound train, with Rio Grande ... (more)
With the Sangre de Christo Mountains providing a snowy backdrop, an eastbound Rio Grande DEGX coal train curves towards Texas Creek, Colorado, on April 23, 1984. Tunnel Motor (SD40T-2) No. 5362 le... (more)
Rio Grande SD50s No. 5513 and 5502 pull a 65 car Alton & Southern (East St. Louis, Illinois) to Roper (South Salt Lake, Utah) manifest freight through Riverton, Utah on June 16, 1994.
One of Rio Grande's three GP60 leads a train through the Nolan Tunnels with a visiting BN SD40-2, also in consist Rio Grande SD50 and SD40-T.
D&RGW Railroad Steam Locomotive No. 491 is the largest operating narrow gauge steam locomotive in the western hemisphere.
The crew of this Eastbound coal train has apparently stopped along the way to cut down their Christmas trees!
This Public Service loaded coal train is pulling into No. Yard.
Twenty four years ago today, the Midvale Tramp local rolls through Kearns with 40 cars for Roper Yard. On the point are GP30s No. 3004, 3021, and 3001 on Dec. 26, 1992.
On Christmas Eve 1987, Rio Grande train No. 142 climbs through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.