A Union Pacific SD45 meets a classic quintet of Utah Railway RSD-5s at Provo Yard on Dec. 26, 1976.
Moab Tailings train heads for the loadout at Moab on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Mon-Thurs the train will make a round trip to Brendel and a one way trip on Friday to clear up for the Potash Tur... (more)
The DPUs of the Moab Tailings train pushes south for the loadout right outside Moab. In the background is Arches National Park.
After the Potash Turn gets back to Brendel on Sunday afternoon, the Moab Tailings train returns to the Moab "ramp" for unloading on Monday morning. This train will make a round trip from Moab to B... (more)
A pair of ex-SP GP40-2s return from Potash light power as they creep along through the blasted walls of Bootlegger Canyon. In about 1/2 mile they will enter the 7,050ft tunnel.
The ever so famous Potash Turn exits the west end of the 7,050ft Bootlegger Tunnel with a pair of GP40-2s and two cars. for Potash. While it use to be a Friday event, he train is scheduled to run ... (more)
A pair of ex-SP motors push a loaded coal drag across the Utah desert.
Eastbound coal empty Echo Canyon
Old warrior of the Wasatch.
Some people have a favorite tourist line locomotive. I have a favorite tourist line freight car. This way cool Sinclair tank car on the Heber Valley not only looks good but is also functional -- i... (more)
A pair of Rio Grande SD45s await a call on a Keiser unit coal train while a Union Pacific SW9 idles away near the old UP car shop. Dec. 12, 1976
The contrasting profiles of EMD and GE locomotion rust away in storage at South Yard in Salt Lake City.
A rhythmic quintet of Alco RSD5s await the chance to haul coal at Provo Yard on Dec. 26, 1976.
Here is a scene that has changed dramatically over the past 15 years. Most (if not all) of the Union Pacific trackage in this area has been relocated, and light rail now serves this end of the for... (more)
Four centennials and a two SD40-2's make up the power of this train as they glide through a nice snow scene in Utah. Photo taken by Kenneth M. Ardinger.