Several Rio Grande and Southern Pacific tunnel motors were repainted in Union Pacific livery after the UP-SP merger in 1996. Former SP SD45T-2 No. 6857 received a new number, a new paint job, and ... (more)
On the last day of April, 1967, a spring blizzard is closing in as the PVSC, UP’s daily Provo-Salt Lake City local, eases down the hill behind GP9 297 and a string of motive power worthy of a main... (more)
Rio Grande GP9s No. 5904 and 5922 set out a long cut of drop bottom gondolas in the former Columbia Steel Co. yard at Ironton on May 21, 1983. Spanish Fork Canyon, where a giant mudslide shut down... (more)
Tier 4 demonstrator on the point of a Provo to Lincoln BNSF train.
Union Pacific TR5 No. 1874 arrives at Provo Yard, returning from Hardy with three covered hoppers from the Western Warehouse spur on April 24, 1976.
By the early 1980s, the Rio Grande Zephyr was losing money. To reduce costs, the D&RGW was looking for ways to economize. By the summer of 1982, they tested alternative power arrangements to reduc... (more)
UP's Denver to Roper intermodal Z train was taking the curve out of Provo headed to Salt Lake City.
A Trailways Silver Eagle coach, running as a substitute for the last run of the Rio Grande Zephyr, makes a station stop at Provo, Utah on the morning of April 24, 1983. Due to the Thistle landslid... (more)
A 16 car National Railway Historical Society passenger special arrives at Backman's Curve in Provo on June 25, 1997.
Back to back SW10s await an assignment beneath the majestic Wasatch Mountains at Provo Yard on March 2, 1997.
SP 218 and SP 194, new GE AC4400CWs, await an assignment at Provo Yard on July 18, 1995.
Built by EMD in February 1975, a speed-lettered SP SD45T-2 idles away at Provo Yard on Sept. 25, 1994.
An SW10/SD40-2 combo work Provo Yard's afternoon switch job on March 31, 1996.
After merging with Union Pacific in 1995, Chicago & North Western Railroad locomotives could be found all over the Union Pacific. A GE C40-8 and an EMD SD40-2 meet more than a thousand miles from ... (more)