Conductor Floyd Guymon boards the Fourth South Switcher after chatting with two local kids about safety around railroad tracks. At the time, Floyd had 32 years of seniority with the Rio Grande and... (more)
A gathering of eight GE AC4400CWs mingle in Provo Yard while SP's UT04L, with three Rio Grande GP40-2s, departs for Roper Yard with 33 cars on August 4, 1996.
By the summer of 1996, it was GREAT to catch a quartet of old EMD tunnel motors leading a freight along the former Rio Grande mainline. The GE AC4400CW revolution had taken over most of the mainli... (more)
On a crystal clear Utah County morning, Southern Pacific's Geneva, Utah to Terror Creek, Colorado coal empty rolls east through Springville on Feb. 20, 1995. It appears 11,752 ft. Mount Timpanogos... (more)
Looking more like a scene out of the 1980s or even the 1970s (minus alternations to gyralites, class lights, horn relocations, etc.), a group of five Rio Grande GP40-2s have been serviced and awai... (more)
A trio of new GE AC4400CWs lead the TASNC east through Spanish Fork Canyon with 77 coal empties to load at the Skyline mine on July 15, 1995.
Union Pacific's Provo to Salt Lake City freight emerges from Rio Grande's Subdivision 6 mainline onto home rails at Lakota Junction on Aug. 3, 1986.
Rio Grande GP40-2s 3122, 3120, and 3105 make a switch move across the Bingham Highway with two empties from SME Steel in the Bagley Industrial Park of West Jordan. July 26, 1996
Southern Pacific's EUCHQ cruises east through Murray Sampler while Salt Lake City Southern GP38 No. 5556 awaits a call in the old Union Pacific Pallas Yard on July 25, 1996.
Rio Grande GP40-2s 3122, 3120, and 3105 lead a 14 car Midvale Tramp through a rural area near Magna on July 26, 1996.
A colorful mix of EMDs lead a Roseville to Roper Forwarder into Roper Yard on July 24, 1996. The four unit set has 13 loads of piggyback trailers on the draw bar.
The Roper based Midvale Tramp spots loads of corn oil, cottonseed oil, yellow corn and white corn at Frito Lay on the Bacchus Spur in West Valley City. Somewhere along the way, Rio Grande GP40-2 3... (more)
The crew working SP's 2:30 Drag enjoy a bite to eat at the Rio Grande Cafe in the historic D&RGW/WP passenger station coffee shop in Salt Lake City. July 24, 1996
SP's ROHPC roars east through Springville with 84 coal empties on June 23, 1996.
SP's UT04L glides east through the Jordan Narrows approaching Mesa on July 7, 1996.