UP 1989 at the Amtrak Station with the RIO GRANDE DEPOT and downtown Salt Lake City in the background
The Ski Train is gaining Altitude with some Attitude! For the second weekend in a row, UP 1989 (the Rio Grande Heritage Unit) leads the train over South Boulder Creek just east of the siding of Cl... (more)
Under crystal clear skies, UP 1989 makes a rare appearance on the point of the Ski Train. The train is approaching Tunnel 1 on its way toward Winter Park.
High winds led to several snow drifts across the rails along the Front Range. The Rio Grande Heritage Unit leads the Ski Train through one such drift.
This was the first time that the Rio Grande heritage unit led the Ski Train. Wind chill was well below zero, with high winds and fresh snow.
Amid the spectacular Book Cliff mountains of Utah's Green River Desert, Rio Grande Heritage SD70ACe 1989 heads west with a 67 car MNYPV-08.
Just before sunset, UP's Rio Grande Heritage SD70ACe 1989 charges west along the Book Cliffs up Cedar Hill with 67 cars for Provo Yard.
The second blizzard in two weeks was just settling in.
A few different paint schemes are seen here, about a week after a blizzard.
Union Pacific's Operation Lifesaver special has just completed a 45 mile journey east from Salt Lake City, stopping to unload passengers at the Amtrak station at Provo, Utah.
In spectacular mid-morning light, Union Pacific's Operation Lifesaver special heads south through the Jordan River Narrows on a round trip journey from Salt Lake City to Provo and return.
Union Pacific's Operation Lifesaver special prepares to depart Amtrak's passenger terminal in Salt Lake City for a mid-morning round trip to Provo.
Union Pacific's Rio Grande Heritage SD70ACe idles at Provo behind two classic UP Passenger Cars and the Southern Pacific Heritage SD70Ace. The train is an Operation Lifesaver Special running betwe... (more)
After working west to the intermodal hub and north to Woods Cross, Union Pacific's Operation Lifesaver special pauses for servicing at Amtrak's humble passenger station in downtown Salt Lake City.