Rarely did the Rio Grande Zephyr cross the Wasatch and the Rocky Mountains with only two F9s for power, but it did happen at times when the consist was light. Train No. 18 from Salt Lake City is l... (more)
Union Pacific SD60M No. 6239, SD40-2 No. 3480, and C30-7 No. 2500 mingle at Provo Yard on Dec. 26, 1992. See if you can spot the surprise Rio Grande freight train that 'photobombed' the shot.
A St. Louis Southwestern B40-8 leads a Pueblo, Colorado to Roper (Salt Lake City), Utah manifest freight through Provo on Sept. 22, 1990. The SSW 8069 was built by GE for the Cotton Belt in Oct. 1... (more)
Looking a whole lot like an EMD SD45, Union Pacific MK Rail SD40M-2 No. 2680 awaits an assignment at Provo Yard on July 22, 2000. It was built Seaboard Coast Line SD45 No. 2027 by EMD in Sept. 197... (more)
A pair of Orange units lead the RUT611 out of Provo and get up to speed and smoke it up as their rear care has cleared the yard.
A friendly wave from the conductor as UP's West Colton, California to Pocatello, Idaho train gets underway at Provo Yard on July 15, 2000. On the point, a General Electric B40-8, built the St. Lou... (more)
Union Pacific TR5 'Cow & Calf' No. 1875/1875B pull a 10 car local approaching Backman's Curve in Provo on Feb. 26, 1977. Rio Grande's former SL&U yard at Provo Junction can be seen at right, stuff... (more)
Union Pacific's PVSC manifest freight is ready to depart Provo Yard for Salt Lake City with a pair of Missouri Pacific GP38-2s for power and caboose • July 18, 1986
Some Utah power Provo
The brutish, business-like appearance of an EMD SD45 leads an eastbound Rio Grande manifest freight into Provo on Oct. 17, 1976.
A Utah Railway Wattis Plateau to Intermountain Power coal train crosses Bullock Lane along Coal Track 2 south of in Provo on Feb. 21, 1987.
One of my favourite things about the USA are the rest areas. They always seem to be a place of outstanding beauty or have a story to tell. I came across this one on Highway 6 out of Provo. Designe... (more)
'The Spirit That Won The West'
Southern Pacific's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder meets the UTO8L local at University Avenue in Provo on Sept. 8, 1996. The merger with the mighty Union Pacific was only three days out.
On a frosty December morning in 1974, the Rio Grande Zephyr makes its first station stop out of Salt Lake City, during its 575 mile journey east to Denver.