On a beautiful spring day in the Utah mountains, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” makes a special run over to Sutro on the western approach of the grade over Soldier Summit. In this view, Rio Gr... (more)
Union Pacific’s LJP44 “dirt train” from Salt Lake City to Helper is running late this morning (normally the train was nocturnal) in a snowy Price River Canyon between Kyune and Nolan, Utah, on Feb... (more)
Resplendent in fresh paint and speed lettering, a Southern Pacific SD40T-2 awaits assignment at Roper Yard on May 22, 1994. The 8565 was built new by EMD for the SP in February 1979. After the UP-... (more)
A trio of EMD GP60s lead Southern Pacific's Grand Junction to Roper Q-train west through Riverton on May 24, 1994.
A trio of EMD GP60s lead Southern Pacific's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder through Riverton on May 8, 1994.
Amtrak's California Zephyr train No. 6 emerges from the Jordan Narrows on July 27, 1990.
A quartet of clean Southern Pacific and Cotton Belt GP60s lead the hot Denver to Roseville Forwarder through Riverton on May 13, 1993.
In a view from a plateau overlooking Price River Valley where it flows into the intermountain desert, the eastbound Union Pacific “dirt train” curves through the cut at mile 607.35 on the Green Ri... (more)
A pair of SD40T-2s and two SD50s shove a heavy 126 lumber train east through Spanish Fork Canyon on Sept. 7, 1987.
A quartet of EMD GP60s lead SP's hot Denver to Oakland Forwarder through Riverton, Utah on April 29, 1994. The two leaders are from a class of three units painted in D&RGW livery.
While passing through Ogden on April 30, 1994, I spotted an SP 'Kodachrome' SD9E in the SP yard. The 4345 was among 11 SD9E units to receive the colorful but failed Southern Pacific Santa Fe merge... (more)
Rio Grande's hot Denver to Roper Trailers zigs and zags through the Kyune Gooseneck the evening of June 17, 1990.
Rio Grande GP60 No. 3154 leads a 93 car Grand Junction to Roper manifest through Ironton on Sept. 12, 1993.
A fine quartet of EMD GP60s lead SP's Denver to Roseville Forwarder through Provo Yard the evening of July 16, 1993.
A view from a Vista Dome car on the Rio Grande Zephyr as train No. 17 charges west through the lonely Green River Desert meeting a mixed freight in a siding on April 14, 1979.