Storm clouds are gathering as a coal train, led by a quartet of tunnel motors, approaches Palmer Lake, Co.
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)
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)
Two Rio Grande GP-30s pay a visit to the diesel service area in the Southern Pacific Tucson yard.
It was bound to happen. It has been nearly two years since the UP closed their Burnham Yard operations, and vandals have been able to frequent the previously busy rail yard. An icon of the Denve... (more)
Rio Grande #5376 heads up this consist on an empty coal train approaching Tunnel #1 that also includes a Santa Fe SD45 in the SPSF merger scheme and Santa Fe #5501, a SD45 B-unit!
Rio Grande 3116 sits among a wide variety of color at the diesel service area in the Tucson yard. Pool power was common on the former Southern Pacific Sunset Route. Photo taken with permission.
An EMD lease unit leads empties through the curves at Mitchell on Tennessee Pass.
A salvage train operated by Southern Pacific rolls on the abandoned Oregon, California & Eastern Railway.
A train carrying salvaged track materials crests Dairy Hill on the abandoned Oregon, California & Eastern. The train was operated by Southern Pacific for scrapper A&K Railroad Materials.
Colorado Railroad Museum 491, 318 and 5771 out in the summer sun
Colorado Railroad Museum 346 running through it's course