1918-1966 Rains was one of the closely settled coal camps that ran together and was mined by Liberty Fuels. There was a time this area north of helper produced 300 coal cars a day of coal from se... (more)
The shadows are getting long and the daytime cumulus clouds are rapidly melting away, as Stock Extra 315 sidles up to the water tank in Antonito, CO for a top off, before bedding down for t... (more)
Pacing the Rio Grande Zephyr along Highway 6, as the fireman peers into the rising Utah sun.
D&RGW K-36 negotiates Whiplash Curve.
A heavy Rio Grande lumber drag rolls east through Provo Yard on New Year's Eve, 1976.
Westbound oil cans. Denver & Rio Grande K-27 #463 hauls a string of oil cans and other mixed freight bound for Chama via Cumbres Pass. The train is climbing a steady grade on the northern ... (more)
Back in 2010, DRGW 453 departs with a train full of railfans. DRGW 453's normal road number is DRGW 464 but today, for a special photo run, the number has been changed. DRGW 464 never had a doghou... (more)
Rio Grande's Tintic Local prepares to enter the mainline at Springville with dolomite loads for Geneva Steel. Dec. 29, 1976
Desert Dawn. A Denver & Rio Grande Western Freight runs westbound out of Antonito, Colorado at sunrise on a chilly, October morning.
Tying up in Silverton. Denver & Rio Grande Western Consolidation #315 spends the night at the platform in Silverton, Colorado, with K-28 #473, after a day of operations in the Animas Canyon... (more)
Rio Grande's Salina Local makes a switch move at Grundy's crossover in Provo Yard while a westbound mixed freight approaches from Ironton. Dec. 26, 1975
Rio Grande GP30s 3007, 3003, and 3015 pull the Midvale Tramp local through West Jordan on Presidents' Day 1994.
The last new Rio Grande locomotive leads an ROGJM downstream from Soldier Summit on April 16, 1994.
In 1997 one of the remaining holdouts for Rio Grande power was on the Ute Shuttle. This train ran from the power plant at Ute to the mine at Axial and return sometimes twice a day and occasionally... (more)
Rio Grande's Salina Local slows to make a pickup at Provo Yard on Dec. 26, 1976. Caboose 01418 has been preserved at Utah's Heber Valley Railroad.