Excitement was in the air at Provo Yard the evening of April 3, 1985 when a quartet of Burlington Northern F45s arrived via the UP from Portland. The BN 6613, 6607, 6608, and 6606 were leased from... (more)
Utah Railway's Martin Turn departs Provo for the coal mines the afternoon of May 21, 1977. The all Alco power consist includes RSD-15s No. 400, 402, 401, 403 and RSD-12 No. 600. Behind the carbon ... (more)
Utah Railway RSD-15 No. 400 idles away the afternoon at Provo Yard on Dec. 18, 1976. It was built the Santa Fe 9822 by Alco in July 1959.
Early in the morning on July 24, 1979, a trio of Utah Railway Alcos build a Mohrland Turn with old and new Rock Island coal hoppers in Martin Yard.
A set of Alco RSD-4 locomotives idle at the Martin Shops while Rio Grande's Ford Fast train departs Helper on an overcast Nov. 19, 1978.
An astonishing NINE classic Alcos assigned as mid-train helpers, work a Utah Railway coal train approach Soldier Summit the afternoon of Sept. 3, 1978. The consist includes RSD-4s No. 301, 300, 30... (more)
Here's one for the younger set who didn't get to witness a brand new EMD SD40-2. The UP 3488 (with new UP 3451 trailing) lead a Utah Railway Martin Turn west approaching Soldier Summit the afterno... (more)
Happiness is finding a string of bright blue Rock Island hopper cars in your hometown! ROCK 700193 and company are at Provo Yard, ready to be loaded with Utah bituminous coal on June 25, 1978.
The Rio Grande had complained for some time that Utah Railway's Alco powered coal trains were too slow on its mainline across Soldier Summit. To remedy the problem, the UTAH established a pool pow... (more)
A mix of Alco RSD-12, RSD-4 and RSD-5 models lead a Utah Railway Wattis Turn through a photogenic horseshoe curve just north of Wattis Junction on Sept. 3, 1978. Tape recorders, anyone?
A quartet of Utah Railway Alco RSD-4s assigned to the Martin Turn idle away on the service rail at Provo Yard on Jan. 22, 1978.
Utah Railway RSD-4 No. 303 has a newly rebuilt Alco 244 V-12 prime mover installed at Martin Yard on July 25, 1977. Unfortunately, the 244 engine tarnished Alco's reputation as it had reliability ... (more)
Utah Railway RSD-4s 302, 303, 301, and 307 depart Provo Yard with a Martin Turn on Oct. 23, 1977.
After a quick five minute crew change, a KG1CI-13 stacker departs Salt Lake City for City of Industry, California.
A shiny new GE ES44AH, assigned to a CWTNO9-11 coal train, pauses for a recrew at Union Pacific's North Yard in Salt Lake City.