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
After chasing this train most of the day. The last shot of the day presented it's self in the Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.
Utah Railway run through power leads a Wattis Plateau to Nevada Power (Moapa) coal train across 5032 ft. York Summit on Feb. 5, 1994.
Utah Railway's RUT312 local pulls tank cars through Salt Lake City just before sunset on Oct. 7, 2015. The UTAH 3000 was built the Baltimore & Ohio 4046 in October 1971.
Utah Railway showing the curves of Kyune.
It's always a treat to behold mountainous railroading in action. Especially 5 units up front and 6 manned helpers wind through the canyon. The Utah Railway is truly special sight to see.