An SP work train, assigned to install fiber optic cable along the Rio Grande, takes the weekend off parked along the Tintic Branch at Springville, Utah. This has to be one of the more unlikely pow... (more)
SP and Rio Grande EMDs await duty in the old D&RGW Transfer yard at 21st Street in Ogden.
SP's UTO8L retrieves four bad ordered coal hopper cars off the East Pass in Provo Yard. This unlikely pairing of EMDs worked together around Provo for a couple of weeks in April of '93.
SP's UTO4L departs the Geneva Steel mill headed for the mainline on May 1, 1993. The second engine is SP SD7R No. 1517. Make sure you check out the Google Map in Satellite mode to view the extent ... (more)
Rio Grande's Ogden Local pauses briefly for a clear signal to enter Grant Tower in Salt Lake City. D&RGW 3002 was built by EMD for the Rio Grande in April 1962.
SP's Skyline to Intermountain Power coal train begins its 50 mile descent from Soldier Summit to Provo Yard on March 6, 1993.
A quartet of EMD SD40T-2s lead an SP mixed freight along the Price River near Kyune on Sept. 5, 1992.
SP's hot DVOAF climbs west through Castle Gate on Aug. 21, 1992.
A BNSF Railway grain empty emerges from the Thistle Tunnels via trackage rights on UP's Provo Subdivision.
SP's Eugene to Grand Junction mixed freight rambles through the Fourth South Yard in downtown Salt Lake City. This real estate is now occupied by Amtrak and Utah Transit Authority's Salt Lake Cent... (more)
SP's Alton & Southern to Roper mixed freight arrives at its final destination in South Salt Lake on Sept. 28, 1992.
A Union Pacific crude oil train navigates the Detour 'sag', beginning 13 miles of a constant 2% climb to 7440 ft. Soldier Summit.
SP's Trona to Skyline coal empty awaits a relief crew at Roper Yard in South Salt Lake. It appears the train has brought with it a souvenir from Donner Pass.
Southern Pacific's 80 car Eugene to Chicago manifest climbs east near Castilla on Sept. 13, 1992.
Southern Pacific's East St. Louis to Oakland intermodal cruises west through Riverton on Cinco de Mayo, 1992.