A classic Rio Grande caboose brings up the rear of an eastbound manifest as it enters Glenwood Tunnel at the western end of Glenwood Canyon in October 1982. It was almost pure D&RGW in these days,... (more)
The conductor of a work train gives the Rio Grande Zephyr a roll by at Soldier Summit the morning of Nov. 2, 1975.
Rio Grande's Tintic Local arrives at Provo Yard with box cars from Springville, sugar beets from Elberta, and dolomite from Keigley. Oct. 1975
My dad and brother await the arrival of the Rio Grande Zephyr the evening of Nov. 24, 1975.
On President's Day 1994, SP's Midvale Tramp crosses the Bangerter Highway under construction in West Jordan. This phase of the new highway opened for traffic on Dec. 16, 1994.
Rio Grande SD7s 5302 and 5301 switch a few cars in the small yard at Midvale. The twin smelter smokestack, icons of nearby Murray City, promote the Harman Cafe, first of many Kentucky Fried Chicke... (more)
You can tell by the short consist of fluted Budd cars, this is a Monday edition of the Rio Grande Zephyr. As a 14 year old kid, I was pleased the way this time lapse photo turned out, with a nod t... (more)
Sure, it's seen better days, but finding a Rio Grande-painted unit years after that railroad disappeared into the Southern Pacific, and then the SP disappeared into the Union Pacific, is always a ... (more)
Rio Grande GP40-2 3117 leads a westbound out of Glenwood Canyon and past the depot at Glenwood Springs.
The Rio Grande Zephyr dashes through fresh snow at Soldier Summit on Nov. 30, 1975.
Rio Grande's Provo Yard hosted two trains per day in the 1970s. The Provo Switcher, with SD7 5303, will haul traffic between Provo and Geneva Steel while the Tintic Local, with GP9 5923, will work... (more)
D&RGW EMD F7(A) #5764, F7(B)#5722, GP9#5924 and F7(A) #5614 painted in four-stripe 'Grande Gold' and aluminum. Photo taken from my slide collection, photographer James Brimhall.
A 68 car ROGJM climbs east through Spanish Fork Canyon approaching Gilluly on April 16, 1994.
A loaded southbound coal train pauses at Palmer Lake while the helpers are cut off.