A Union Pacific officer's special from Las Vegas stops briefly at Provo Yard on April 6, 1977. By sundown, the special will tie up at the UP depot in Salt Lake City.
The Rio Grande Zephyr train No. 18 has successfully crossed 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on a wintry March 6, 1977 morning.
Three EMD F45s and four SD40-2s pull a Utah Railway Martin Turn just east of Soldier Summit on Sept. 6, 1985. The train includes 13 loads of ballast and coal empties headed to the mines for reload... (more)
An EMD TR5 'cow and calf' pulls Union Pacific's very first SD40 through Provo Yard on April 3, 1977. Note the damaged offset side hopper car parked in the nearby Utah Railway yard.
Here's photographic evidence that there was steam on the Denver & Rio Grande Western mainline in 1977. A Bucyrus Derrick was called out of Roper Yard to clean up an eight car derailment at Provo o... (more)
Union Pacific's inbound St. John Local meets an outbound North Yard to Roper Yard transfer cut at 4th North in Salt Lake City on March 26, 1977. Today's MOGRO and LUE46 local perform much the same... (more)
A little less than 38 years ago, the Rio Grande Zephyr train No. 18 crests 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on March 27, 1977.
An interesting combo takes a break at Top End Tower at North Yard in Salt Lake City. March 5, 1977
The all business look of an EMD SD45 leads a Utah Railway coal load into UP's interchange yard at Provo. The 9146 was built by EMD for the Southern Pacific in March 1970. The Utah Railway acquired... (more)
On a warm July morning in 1986, a quartet of ex-Southern Pacific SD45s pull a Utah Railway coal empty east through Castle Gate.
A quartet of Super Fleet GEs (ATSF 545, ATSF 534, ATSF 511, ATSF 502) lead Santa Fe's hot 199 train through Chalender, Arizona on May 4, 1991.
Utah Railway conductor Bruce Weaver exits the cab of a Santa Fe GP9u, on loan from the Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway, at the Amoco Refinery in Salt Lake City. July 5, 1997
Rio Grande GP30s No. 3001 and 3007 lead a four car Provo Turn into Lehi on July 10, 1991. With rampant home construction and the addition of a commuter rail line, this rural landscape has changed ... (more)
A GE C40-8, borrowed from the Union Pacific, pulls a 16 car California Zephyr east through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon on July 21, 1990.
A quartet of classic Southern Pacific SD45s pull a Utah Railway coal empty east out of Provo Yard the evening of May 19, 1986.