Rio Grande’s westbound Railblazer piggyback train between Denver and Salt Lake City curves toward Blue Mountain Drive grade crossing west of Clay, Colorado, on the afternoon of July 9, 1989.
After shoving a 100 car RODVM to Soldier Summit, D&RGW 5411 and 5381 depart for Castilla to help a second train to the summit. June 1, 1996
Denver & Rio Grande Western 683 (2-8-0) was built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1890 and operated in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado. The locomotive was donated to the Colorado Railroad ... (more)
The power and caboose for SP's Little Mountain Turn await a call in the Rio Grande Transfer Yard at 21st Street in Ogden. May 11, 1996
Southern Pacific and Rio Grande stablemates idle away the afternoon at Helper Yard on Oct. 10, 1995.
D&RGW SD40T-2s No. 5390 and 5389 roll through Ironton while cows enjoy a beautiful March 3, 1996 afternoon.
SP's Provo Local ducks under the Ironton signal bridge on March 3, 1996.
The chant of EMD tunnel motors under full throttle echoes through the Red Narrows as the EUCHQ tackles Soldier Summit with 68 loads on March 9, 1996.
Southern Pacific's Roper Yard in South Salt Lake is quiet on Christmas Eve 1995 with the Provo Local and the Midvale Tramp tied down awaiting a departure after the holiday.
Somber gray clouds hang over the Wasatch Range on the morning of January 30, 2003, as Rio Grande SD40T-2 No. 5371 leads the Union Pacific “dirt train” past mile 607.4 west of Wash, Utah. Engineer ... (more)
Rio Grande 3109 leads a 29 car Fourth South Switcher through Grant Tower in Salt Lake City. Aug. 25, 1995
Rio Grande SW1200 No. 132 kicks up a little dust while shoving a cut of cars at Roper Yard on April 28, 1995. The 132 was built for the D&RGW by EMD in Dec. 1964 and wrecked on April 24, 1996 at R... (more)
A five pack of Rio Grande 45 ft. Freuhauf and Staughton piggyback trailers riding on Front Runner intermodal spine cars glide through Price Canyon on June 15, 1995.
Denver & Rio Grande Western K-37 2-8-2 no. 491 leading an eastbound extra freight train up Cumbres Pass at Windy Point, New Mexico, in July 1961. Photograph by more)
Just before sundown, a fine quartet of EMD SD40T-2s lead an 84 car UTLBC coal train west through Riverton on May 27, 1995.