Rio Grande SW1200 #138 takes a turn around the Welby wye on the Bingham Branch in West Jordan.
A locomotive and the industry it served.
Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp local crosses the South Jordan Canal at 22nd West in West Jordan. This was the only time I witnessed this local with a yard goat for power. The setting here is unrecogn... (more)
Sitting inside Ontario Southland Railway's Salford, Ontario shops are newly acquired former CP SW1200RS locomotives.
Engineer Mark and Conductor Marcus are bringing a 22 car cut of a BNSF unit corn train for the Abengoa Plant using former TRRA SW-1200 #1239 .
Engineer Mark is bringing a 22 car cut of a BNSF unit corn train for the Abengoa Plant using former TRRA SW-1200 #1239 .
This clean SW1200 was working Gladstone Yard in the Fall of 1985. Most Soo SW's came without MU hook-ups so they ended up being hauled from yard to yard behind the road power on freights. No doubt... (more)
power at Rock Islands El Reno yard includeing not yet lettered exUP F unit
WAMX 1213, sits attached to a string of private cars, as the crew and car owners discuss their final move of the day. The private cars came in just a few hours earlier on the High Iron Travels, So... (more)
Railroad equipment from Salt Lake Valley carriers was on display for Transportation Day at the Rio Grande depot on May 17, 1986. Just out of view behind the Amtrak Superliner car is a UP C30-7.
A classic EMD builder's plate graces the sill of D&RGW SW1200 #134. I've never really thought of an EMD yard switcher as an 0-4-4-0.
A Rio Grande SW1200 drifts through UP North Yard in Salt Lake City after dropping off a cut of cars on the 'Short Line Transfer' run from Roper Yard in South Salt Lake.
A sign that The Economy appears to have turned around some: It's Saturday, and the crews have been working six days a week moving lots of waterwood and lumber. Here they are returning to town wi... (more)
Surplus power stored.