If it is possible to get black lung from railfanning this was the day. It must have been a combination of fine coal load and the wind. Utah Railway 5006 6064 5005 5003 leave a black cloud as the d... (more)
With a freshly rebuilt and repainted GP40-3 in the lead, Utah Railway's RUT311 local is reflected in Warm Springs near Salt Lake City on Feb. 26, 2016.
With the rebuilding and repainting of Utah Railway GP40-3 No. 3002, all of the active four axle EMD power on the UTAH roster have been repainted in Genesee & Wyoming colors. The 3002 was built the... (more)
Catching the SD50's leading on the Utah Railway is a bit of a treat. Most of the time one of the MK50-3 are used as the leaders for the big SD truck power. Also rare is a pure set of orange in the... (more)
The Utah is putting on a show as the crew tries to get the train back up to speed after cutting out the helpers.
A long day of railfanning comes to an end with this last shot of the day. This location has become difficult to photograph at th... (more)
Utah Railway MK50-3 #5004, and four other UTR locomotives assault the ruling 2.4% grade of Soldier Summit with 104 loaded coal hoppers in tow.
With 3 MK50-3's a SD50 and a leased SD40-2 on the head end. The helpers can be seen cutting out in the distance. The helpers will make the trip back to Martin yard. As the loaded coal train will m... (more)
On a severe clear day in the high desert, a matched quartet of Utah Railway SD40s lead a coal empty to Wildcat on Feb. 17, 1994.
Heavenly light bathes the tiny hamlet of Burriston while a Wildcat to IPP coal train rambles by on Oct. 4, 1995.
In a winter snowstorm, a Utah Railway coal train thunders over the top of the grade at Soldier Summit, Utah, on February 2, 2006.
A Utah Railway train of loaded oil and sulfuric acid tank cars heads west from the road's Martin Yard, in Helper, Utah, to Provo. The train is powered by MK50-3 5005, MK50-3 5006, SD50S 6060, SD50... (more)
SD40s in perfect symmetry