A Utah Railway Mohrland Turn rumbles across the spectacular Gordon Creek bridge on July 24, 1979. The bridge was built in 1912, rises 135 feet above the creek, and spans 634 feet in length on both... (more)
A group of Rio Grande tunnel motors have been fueled, sanded, and are ready for work at Helper Yard on March 14, 1999.
May 10, 2016 marked the 147th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit, linking the east and west coasts of United States with its first transcontinental railroad. This ... (more)
May 10, 2016 marked the 147th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit, linking the east and west coasts of United States with its first transcontinental railroad.
A matched set of Rio Grande tunnel motors are staged at Helper Yard to cut into an inbound Savage coal train to assist on the climb to Soldier Summit.
Rio Grande 5411 pulls the Woodchip Local through Spring Glen on Feb. 28, 1999.
A three pack of Southern Pacific AC4400CWs pull an IPP coal train over 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on Nov. 27, 1998.
Rio Grande's Railblazer hustles east toward Denver on Sept. 13, 1989.
Union Pacific's Denver to Salt Lake City UPS train zigs and zags through Price Canyon on August 19, 1998.
Union Pacific substitute power leads Amtrak's California Zephyr on Rio Grande rails in Utah's Happy Valley on July 21, 1990.
Rio Grande SD40T-2s No. 5405 and 5401 are point helpers, assigned to help the MRODV on the ascent to Soldier Summit on Aug. 13, 1998.
A 67 car Salt Lake City to Denver manifest freight is wrapped around the Gilluly horseshoe on its journey east to Soldier Summit on Aug. 30, 1998.
The advantage of CTC and two main tracks is exemplified in this photograph taken in Spanish Fork Canyon on Aug. 29, 1998. A CCOIP-29 coal train rolls down Soldier Summit on Main 1 while a high pri... (more)
Six Rio Grande tunnel motors help a Co-Op to Intermountain Power coal train through Price Canyon on Aug. 29, 1998.