A Chicago North Western SD40-2 leads a GE Super 7 demonstrator 3002 eastbound up Weber Canyon.
Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” passes through a gap in the rocky cliffs that is also shared with the Price River called Wellington Canyon just east of Wash, Utah, on June 23, 2004. The westbou... (more)
UP 844 and 3985 are on the outbound journey to the Sacramento Railfair.
Lakeside, Utah is one ugly place. It is where the Union Pacific Lakeside sub reaches dry land after crossing the Great Salt Lake causeway to the west shore. Not a tree in sight; no permanent popul... (more)
Rio Grande SD40T-2 No. 5371 is the last D&RGW locomotive left on the Union Pacific roster in original paint and numbers when photograph at Helper, Utah, on November 7, 2007. Machinist Tony Bueno i... (more)
Passing weathered hoodoos standing tall out of the desert floor at Mounds, Utah, is Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” approaching the junction with the Green River Subdivision main line at Mounds... (more)
The railfan network worked perfectly for me, as I was informed about this train in plenty of time to pick a spot and get set up. Unfortunately the weather gods didn’t treat me as well; eastern Uta... (more)
Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 No. 5371 flies over Bridge 607.28 east of Wash, Utah, as it leads the “dirt train” out through the desert to the junction with the Sunnyside Branch at Mounds on October 25, ... (more)
Traveling light engines on June 25, 2004, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” local trundles into East Carbon under a spectacular thunderhead building over Utah’s Book Cliffs. Three Rio Grande SD40... (more)
No. 5371, the last Rio Grande locomotive in original numbers and paint on the Union Pacific system at the time, is teamed up with two UP SD40-2s and is being used as a rear helper pushing MNYPV (D... (more)
My first train of the year. A late afternoon manifest, nears Salt Lake Cities North Yard.
Racing into the sunset... Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 glides across the Utah desert at sundown as seen from the dome car Silver Lariat.
Potash local nearing the end of the Cane Creek Branch
The engine facilities in Ely are a real treasure, a window into the past almost unchanged since the days of steam. Beautiful # 40 heads in for a snooze while # 93 gets a little TLC.
Last night of the day as the stars come out.