'The Spirit That Won The West'
Union Pacific's 58 local runs westbound up the 1% grade through Santaquin, UT on UP's Sharp Subdivision. The local is hauling empty potash cars for Intermountain Power Plant and loaded LNG tank ca... (more)
Freshly painted UP 1839 throttles up out of Echo as it makes it's way back to Evanston, WY on the LUJ61 local.
A westbound BNSF visitor headed up hill toward Soldier Summit.
Rio Grande SD40T-2s No. 5353, 5373, 5401, and 5410 drift into Helper Yard at the Art Deco style Janet Street bridge on April 20, 2000.
A Union Pacific stack train with former SP and Cotton Belt GP60s, heads west along Rush Lake approaching St. John on April 8, 2000.
This westbound set of locomotives was dispatched to Soldier Summit to pickup a set of coal hoppers. This photo was taken from the old Highway 6 alignment which is about 50 feet above the current ... (more)
After stopping at Helper, a UP coal train slowly makes its way east at Carbonville Road.
Southern Pacific's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder meets the UTO8L local at University Avenue in Provo on Sept. 8, 1996. The merger with the mighty Union Pacific was only three days out.
A Chicago & North Western C41-8 leads an 84 car Wattis Plateau to Intermountain Power coal train west through Springville on April 14, 1996.
Rio Grande's 101 train emerges from the Thistle Tunnels on May 20, 1989. To the right is a large landslide that made necessary the 1983 line change through Billy's Mountain.
Union Pacific's Ogden-Roper autorack train rolls through C784, the train is just a few miles from it's destination, after having traveled all of the way from Cheyenne early that morning.
A 7 hour late Amtrak #6 is running along the base of Utah's imposing Book Cliffs. This ex. D&RGW trackage follows these cliffs for 200 miles from Helper, Utah to Palisade, Colorado. It's the longe... (more)
Southern Pacific's Chicago to Roper manifest freight climbs through the Green River Desert approaching Thompson on Sept. 28, 1996.
UP 7956 leads the westbound K-G1CI near Henefer, Utah. I-84 parallels most of the mainline from Henefer to Ogden.