An interesting 3 way narrow gauge switch at the Colorado Railroad Museum.
Classic F unit on display at the Colorado Railroad Museum
Retired SP conductor Gary Smart recalls with fondness the day he was called to work the RODVF train with engineer Kenny Leighter from Roper Yard to Grand Junction. He arrived at Roper on Oct. 15, ... (more)
A pair of Southern Pacific trains have expired on the hours of service law stopped at Riverton on June 25, 1996. At left, the crew of the UT04L secures their train on the siding while at right, th... (more)
SP's 259 Drag hauls box cars of newsprint for the Newspaper Agency Corporation in downtown Salt Lake City. The train is traversing Rio Grande's passenger mainline where it crossed Union Pacific's ... (more)
When an SP AC4400CW fails on a heavy coal train, what do you do? You recruit a Rio Grande tunnel motor from the Helper locomotive pool. SP's Valley Camp, Utah to Moapa, Nevada coal load awaits dep... (more)
Southern Pacific's former Rio Grande Roper Diesel Shop in South Salt Lake appears to be in a time warp. Present on the evening of June 8, 1996 are GP30s 3003 and 3008, SW1200 139, and GP40-2s 3124... (more)
Southern Pacific's 'Dirt Train' zigs and zags through the Kyune curves along the Price River the evening of June 1, 1996. This edition of UT16L-01 local is 2100 feet long with 15 loads, 15 empties... (more)
Rio Grande’s westbound Railblazer piggyback train between Denver and Salt Lake City curves toward Blue Mountain Drive grade crossing west of Clay, Colorado, on the afternoon of July 9, 1989.
After shoving a 100 car RODVM to Soldier Summit, D&RGW 5411 and 5381 depart for Castilla to help a second train to the summit. June 1, 1996
Denver & Rio Grande Western 683 (2-8-0) was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1890 and operated in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado. The locomotive was donated to the Colorado Railroad ... (more)
The power and caboose for SP's Little Mountain Turn await a call in the Rio Grande Transfer Yard at 21st Street in Ogden. May 11, 1996
Southern Pacific and Rio Grande stablemates idle away the afternoon at Helper Yard on Oct. 10, 1995.
D&RGW SD40T-2s No. 5390 and 5389 roll through Ironton while cows enjoy a beautiful March 3, 1996 afternoon.