A Southern Pacific mixed freight departs Provo Junction for Roper Yard on May 20, 1991. The SP 8016, a GE B39-8, was built new for the Southern Pacific in August 1987.
Steam on the Denver & Rio Grande Western standard gauge in 1977? Yes indeed! A 150-ton Bucyrus derrick was called out of Roper Yard to clean up an eight car derailment at Provo Yard on March 4, 19... (more)
SP and UP motors mix and mingle at Provo Yard on Dec. 27, 1997.
An interesting power combination (SP B30-7 No. 7774, D&RGW SD45 No. 5322, UP C41-8W No. 9480) leading the MDVRO through Provo Yard on March 8, 1998.
You've probably seen a patched and renumbered Union Pacific locomotive. How about a patched building? The ownership of the old Rio Grande yard office had changed for the second time in eight years... (more)
A pair of EMD GP60s, assigned to UP's Geneva Turn and Tintic Locals, take the evening off spotted in the former D&RGW Provo Yard on Sept. 7, 1997. The UP 5876 was the first former SP GP60 to be re... (more)
An eastbound mixed freight meets a local switch engine at the Rio Grande passenger station in Provo on June 26, 1976.
Image scanned from a black & white negative shot by yours truly through Aunt Ethel's Nikon camera.
The Utah Railway Provo to Ogden RUT611 is a late evening train that generally only leaves in the daylight in the summer months. So trying to catch it in May is a real gamble. The gamble payed off ... (more)
A well dressed quartet of blue and gold Motive Power Industries SD40s pull a Utah Railway coal train into Provo Yard on July 9, 1991.
Time for a Safety Meeting
A Cascade Green F45 leads a Utah Railway Wattis to IPP coal train into Provo Yard on Nov. 21, 1987.
A rare visitor to Provo's Union Pacific yard.
Utah Railway wooden caboose No. 60 is pictured at Provo Yard on Dec. 12, 1976. It was built by Mount Vernon Car in 1924 and is similar in design to Union Pacific's CA-1 series.