A sunny April 1986 afternoon finds the Speno Rail Grinder slowly working west along Rio Grande's eastward main track at Provo Junction.
A pair of classic EMD GP30s take a break at Provo Yard on the afternoon of August 30, 1987. The 3013 and 3019 were built by EMD for the D&RGW in May 1962 and Feb. 1963. Both would be sold by the S... (more)
While 11,752 foot Mt. Timpanogos shimmers in fresh power, a pair of 'old school' diesels rest between assignments at Provo Yard on Dec. 16, 1978.
The backbone of UP's diesel locomotive fleet from the late 1970s into the mid-1980s were the GE C30-7 and the EMD SD40-2. A well maintained pair are serviced and ready to earn revenue for Uncle Pa... (more)
During a brief break in the clouds, the sun illuminates Rio Grande's 101 train blasting west through the first of four grade crossings in Provo City on March 8, 1987. Since commuter rail came to t... (more)
The train conductor working on Rio Grande's Provo switcher ties down his caboose on the eastward main track at Provo on June 7, 1977. The D&RGW 01504 was built new by International Car for the Rio... (more)
EMD power mix and mingle at UP's compact engine servicing facility at Provo on Dec. 26, 1992. The UP 6065 (an SD60) was blt. in March 1988, the UP 1211 (an SW10) was rebuilt by the UP in Nov. 1980... (more)
The relief engineer (in the cab) talks to the one going off duty before taking her train out of the station toward Salt Lake.
Late in the afternoon, a string of GEs basks in the light of the low sun not far from the east end of the yard.
A short Rio Grande 187 train glides west through Ironton (near Provo) on June 24, 1987. D&RGW GP40-2 No. 3115 would be destroyed in a wreck when it struck a rockslide at Cliff, Colorado on Septemb... (more)
An eclectic group of six axle haulers await coal train service out of Provo Yard on Sept. 19, 1986.
March of the U-Boats! A bevy of GE U30Cs lead the SUE (Southern Utah East) ore drag from Provo to Geneva on April 24, 1976.
A Utah Railway crew prepares an outbound BNSF Provo, Utah to Sparks, Nevada manifest with a pair of colorful GE locomotives on Father's Day, 2013.
Rio Grande's hot 101 train glides west through Provo Yard on Feb. 14, 1988. Snowy 11,068 ft. Provo Peak (center, right) looms 6,500 ft. above the valley floor.
Union Pacific's LUL57 local makes a switch move in Provo Yard.