I was spoiled as a young railfan. Provo Yard in my hometown offered numerous opportunities to photograph interesting, older power from the likes of the Rio Grande, Utah Railway and Union Pacific. ... (more)
Yes, coal is still being mined and shipped in eastern Utah, just not as much as in the past. I followed this Utah Ry. empty train downgrade from Castlegate to Price, Utah trying to get ahead of it... (more)
A westbound Utah Railway coal train smokes it up between Colton and Summit, Utah, on May 20, 2002. Powering the train is a pair of MK5000Cs bracketing a pair of former Australian EMD SD50Ss, while... (more)
A helper set of six EMDs goes to work while two more SD40 take a rest.
A westbound Utah Railway coal train winds through the curves at Kyune, Utah, on May 20, 2002. Powering the train is a pair of MK5000Cs bracketing a pair of former Australian EMD SD50Ss, while cut... (more)
A Utah Railway coal empty zigs and zags through Price Canyon at Kyune. The 104 car train will load at Savage on the CV Spur near Wellington.
A hole in the clouds illuminates Utahs westbound coal load climbing towars Soldier Summit near the Twin Tunnels
91 buckets of Wildcat coal descend through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon on April 20, 2000. Within a year, all four of these EMDs will be retired from service on the Utah Railway, replace... (more)
A trio of Utah engines get a helping hand from MPI painted SD45 9006 as they start their descent from Soldier Summit toward the Gilluly loops.
Utah Railway's RUT312 local passes brilliant fall foliage on the return from Woods Cross to Midvale Yard.
Utah Railway's RUT312 local arrives at UP North Yard on Main 1 with tank cars for the Tesoro Refinery.
Eastbound IPP empties catch a pocket of the rising sun, rolling towards Utah Railway Junction and eventually Wildcat Mine.
Moments after sunrise, a five-pack of Utah Railway's neat units lead empties for Wildcat through the cross-overs at Kyune.
Coal empties have reached their destination of the America Resources Wildcat Loadout and in a few hours will return West with loads.
Thundering past the former siding site of Nolan. The 12 locomotives on this train are all visible, as the train twists thru the 9 degree curves...