Wasatch Mountain Railway's afternoon train to Bridal Veil Falls returns home to the Rio Grande depot in Heber City. Former Pacific Lumber Company 2-8-2 No. 35 was built by the Baldwin Locomotive W... (more)
Rio Grande SD7s 5302 and 5301 switch a few cars in the small yard at Midvale. The twin smelter smokestack, icons of nearby Murray City, promote the Harman Cafe, first of many Kentucky Fried Chicke... (more)
You can tell by the short consist of fluted Budd cars, this is a Monday edition of the Rio Grande Zephyr. As a 14 year old kid, I was pleased the way this time lapse photo turned out, with a nod t... (more)
A steam powered work train replaces ties on the deck of the Provo River bridge in Charleston. The locomotive is a former Yosemite Lumber Company 3-truck Shay No. 4 (blt. by Lima, July 1920) while ... (more)
The Rio Grande Zephyr dashes through fresh snow at Soldier Summit on Nov. 30, 1975.
Rio Grande's Provo Yard hosted two trains per day in the 1970s. The Provo Switcher, with SD7 5303, will haul traffic between Provo and Geneva Steel while the Tintic Local, with GP9 5923, will work... (more)
SP's hot Denver to Oakland Forwarder zigs and zags along the Price River west of Kyune.
A 68 car ROGJM climbs east through Spanish Fork Canyon approaching Gilluly on April 16, 1994.
A Rio Grande work train emerges from the Jordan Narrows a few minutes after sunrise in June of 1974. Image shot on Kodak Plus-X film via my first 35mm camera, a Russian made Cosmic 35.
Rio Grande caboose 01477 brings up the rear of a lumber train departing the small town of Thistle on a snowy Nov. 11, 1975 morning.
A Rio Grande lumber train rolls east through the small town of Thistle on a snowy Nov. 11, 1975 morning.
Mainstay power for the Wasatch Mountain Railway meets in the former Rio Grande Heber City yard. No. 35, a Pacific Lumber Company 2-8-2 was built by Baldwin in 1924 while No. 618, an Oregon Short L... (more)
A Utah Railway RSD-5 and a pair of Union Pacific GP30s idle away the afternoon at Provo Yard on June 28, 1975.
A relatively new EMD GP40-2 leads a Rio Grande work train at Narrows in Spanish Fork Canyon. The D&RGW was in the process of installing CTC between Springville and Soldier Summit on Oct. 10, 1975.
The Rio Grande Zephyr train 17 roars west through the dual signal bridges at Geneva on June 28, 1975. Only 43 miles remain of the 575 mile journey from Denver to Salt Lake City.