Rio Grande's Provo Local heads west for Roper Yard through open farm country just outside of Lehi. Ten loads of welded pipe (loaded on bulkhead flats) were retrieved at the Geneva Pipemill in Vine... (more)
The crew working Rio Grande's Pueblo to Roper freight wait out a meet at Pipe Mill while the Oakland to Chicago Trailers approaches from American Fork. March 9, 1990
Extra 463 crosses Cascade Trestle on a cool, clear morning in the mountains with a mixed freight headed east.
Rio Grande's sturdy brick and tile roofed passenger station at Provo awaits the arrival of Amtrak's California Zephyr on Sept. 16, 1985. The structure was built in 1910 and demolished in 1986.
Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp wanders through dry farms of winter wheat approaching Welby Yard in West Jordan.
Rio Grande's Kansas City auto train No. 179 tops 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on May 20, 1989. Moments earlier, the 179 removed its helper engine (a single SD40T-2 on the point, going backwards) prior ... (more)
Rio Grande's 152 general freight glides east through a super elevated curve approaching Springville on May 16, 1989. Behind the SD50/SD40T-2 power combo is a cut of nine D&RGW box cars of copper c... (more)
Photographed a few minutes after sunrise, Rio Grande's Railblazer train 103 roars west through Provo Junction on June 26, 1989.
One of the oldest freight engines running, 315 stands at the ready next to the Chama depot, her crew posing for the shot.
At the end of a 570 mile, 14 hour overnight journey from Denver, Rio Grande's Railblazer train 103 arrives at Roper Yard in South Salt Lake the morning of July 29, 1989.
Rio Grande's Roper based Provo Local glides east a few minutes after sunrise in Utah's Salt Lake Valley. The 3001 was the Grande's first GP30, built by EMD in April 1962.
A trio of EMD tunnel motors lead Rio Grande's 143 train through fields of wheat and corn near Springville on June 26, 1989. The 5341 is D&RGW's first SD40T-2, built for the Grande by EMD in Oct. 1... (more)
Rio Grande's 148 general freight dives into Sutro Cut on June 10, 1989.
A vintage cattle car adorns the Denver Stock Show grounds - a reminder of the cattle rustling days of Denver's past.
Rio Grande's Helper Local nears the end of its journey from Roper Yard, crossing the Price River near Utah Railway Junction on June 17, 1989.