On the beautiful autumn morning of October 6, 2004, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” local out of Helper cruises through Spring Glen, Utah. Hardly looks like the UP though, with three Rio Grande... (more)
It Sounded Great!In a scheme repeated thousands of times in the 1970s and 1980s, a westbound Southern Pacific freight grinds upgrade on the Palmdale Cutoff, SP's shortcut between Bl... (more)
Extreme wide view of the really extreme "snoot noose" of the EMD SD-40 T2 #1024 (ex KCS #6106). Photo taked with Railroad permission, of course.
Rio Grande SD40T-2s No. 5365, 5392, 5354, 5373, 5410, and 5406 are swing helpers cut into 105 coal loads approaching Kyune in Price Canyon on July 1, 2000.
A Roger Puta Photograph
Rio Grande SD40T-2 No. 5384 leads Southern Pacific sister No. 8496 as power for a westbound Denver to Salt Lake City Z train passing through Pactolus west of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on September 29,... (more)
Rio Grande SD40T-2s No. 5392, 5373, and 5353 pull a 50 car 'Dirt Train' local west through Blue Cut approaching Spring Glen on May 3, 2000.
The effects of water on desert landscapes is evident in this vista of the eastbound Union Pacific LJP45 “dirt train” local at West Mounds, Utah, on April 6, 2005. A pair of Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2s... (more)
Peak Fall color arrived later than usual this year in Northern Ohio and this is evident in this scene which depicts Wheeling & Lake Erie train 237 working west near Dalton, Ohio with one of the ra... (more)
Under the watchful eye of 11,068 ft. Provo Peak, Rio Grande SD40T-2s 5347, 5406, 5383, and 5371 pull a 44 car RODVM up the Mapleton Bench east of Springville on Feb. 8, 1997.
The weathered nose logo of Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 “Tunnel Motor” No. 5371 at Helper, Utah, on May 6, 2004.
Thunderstorms gather over the Book Cliffs to the north as three Rio Grande Tunnel Motors put their train together at the ECDC landfill at East Carbon, Utah, on October 5, 2004. This local train (L... (more)
Wheeling's daily Willard-Brewster mixed freight is seen just past yard limits with a colorful trio for power.