Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp descends the 2.2% grade of the Bingham Branch at Dalton Junction. Kennecott Copper's Bingham Canyon Mine is nestled in the Oquirrh Mountains at left while the new ore co... (more)
Dragging loads back from the CN and punching a drift.
Rio Grande's 'Rock Train' sets out a cut of empties at Geneva Steel's newly reopened Keigley dolomite (lime) quarry in Genola, Utah.
Rio Grande's Elberta turn rambles slowly down the Tintic Branch past the Townsend passing track in Genola.
Rio Grande engineer Glade Collard has a clear signal to enter the mainline off the Tintic Branch at Springville on Sept. 18, 1987. This run of train No. 665 happens to include the first haul of do... (more)
Rio Grande's Elberta Turn climbs a short 1.1% grade through Keigley with a dozen grain empties for Provo Yard. D&RGW hopper cars are stored at Geneva Steel's dolomite strip mine in Genola. Within ... (more)
Rio Grande's Provo switcher sets out a loaded flat car on the Anderson Lumber spur on 6th South at 1st West in Provo. This industrial trackage is all gone today.
Rio Grande train #664 backs into the siding at Elberta with six loads of grain for the LDS church welfare farm elevator. Elberta was the furthest Rio Grande trains ventured along the 32 mile Tinti... (more)
It's not that the GP30 was that uncommon to see but, lost in sea of 35s, their appearance did occasion some special interest. Here two of my favorites have set out to head a local on a day when t... (more)
BO 6927, a GP30 leads a GP40 and SD9 with a westbound manifest freight through Rittman, Ohio on the former B&O mainline. The train is headed towards Willard, Ohio.
Rio Grande train #664 stops to set out eight covered hoppers of turkey feed at the Spanish Fork Sugar Factory. Soon the DRGW 3019 and 3013 and the six remaining cars will resume their journey to t... (more)
After a morning trip up the branch to Lafayette, 2536 - still in classy Southern Railway colors - finishes up in Opelika's small yard.
Rio Grande's Elberta Turn returns to Provo Yard with 15 grain empties in Utah's sparsely populated Goshen Valley.
SOU 2601 climbs up into the yard to begin the shuffling cars.
The five man crew working Rio Grande's Elberta Turn emerge from the Genola Valley Merchantile on July 3, 1987. Included in the group are conductor Neal Thorpe and Engineer Glade Collard.