A Union Pacific freight approaches Blue Mountain Drive grade crossing west of Clay, Colorado, on April 14, 2001. Three EMD SD40T-2s and a UP GE AC4400CW power the westbound train, with Rio Grande ... (more)
With the Sangre de Christo Mountains providing a snowy backdrop, an eastbound Rio Grande DEGX coal train curves towards Texas Creek, Colorado, on April 23, 1984. Tunnel Motor (SD40T-2) No. 5362 le... (more)
Rio Grande SD50s No. 5513 and 5502 pull a 65 car Alton & Southern (East St. Louis, Illinois) to Roper (South Salt Lake, Utah) manifest freight through Riverton, Utah on June 16, 1994.
One of Rio Grande's three GP60 leads a train through the Nolan Tunnels with a visiting BN SD40-2, also in consist Rio Grande SD50 and SD40-T.
D&RGW Railroad Steam Locomotive No. 491 is the largest operating narrow gauge steam locomotive in the western hemisphere.
The crew of this Eastbound coal train has apparently stopped along the way to cut down their Christmas trees!
This Public Service loaded coal train is pulling into No. Yard.
Twenty four years ago today, the Midvale Tramp local rolls through Kearns with 40 cars for Roper Yard. On the point are GP30s No. 3004, 3021, and 3001 on Dec. 26, 1992.
On Christmas Eve 1987, Rio Grande train No. 142 climbs through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.
Former Denver & Rio Grande Western EMD GP30 No. 3011 is one of the many unique Rio Grande artifacts collected at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden. Here, a faded Rio Grande logo still spreads... (more)
Rio Grande SD9 No. 5306 works the north end of Helper Yard on a sunny Feb. 6, 1977 morning. The 1750 HP EMD was from an order for 10 units (DRGW 5305-5314) delivered in July 1957. It would be reti... (more)
Rio Grande GP30s No. 3003 and 3001 pull a 14 car Provo Local through the Utah County town of Lehi on January 23, 1994.
DENVER CO Oct 20 1977 -- Rio Grande GP9 5902 is shown at North Yard.
Rio Grande SD40T-2s No. 5354, 5347, 5401, 5345, and 5349 assist the MDVRO train down a 2% grade through Detour in Spanish Fork Canyon on July 22, 2000.
The crew working Rio Grande's Tintic Local are helping rerail a runaway hopper loaded with dolomite in the far reaches of United States Steel's Keigley yard in Genola on June 18, 1976.
Great Tonnage Pullers: Rio Grande SD9s No. 5311 and 5308 pause just outside the Roper Diesel Shop in South Salt Lake on Jan. 14, 1977.