Rio Grande's 953 work train returns to Roper after spending the day retrieving old 39 ft. section rail along the mainline at American Fork. This GP30 is now property of the Colorado Railroad Museu... (more)
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's Saturday excursion to historic Chickamauga rocks down the G&W shortline. The train is about to enter the Chattanooga and Chickamauga National Park, home of a key... (more)
With a GP30/GP40-2 combo for power, a Rio Grande work train is on the move through the Salt Lake Valley on Cinco de Mayo 1989. Today this location features the Utah Transit Authority 'South Jordan... (more)
After hauling 30 loads of dolomite from Geneva Steel's Keigley quarry, Rio Grande GP30s 3004 and 3001 idle away the night at Provo Yard.
On a spectacular January morning in '89, Rio Grande's 662 local cuts off from a train of dolomite empties on the Tintic Branch at Santaquin siding. The trio of GP30s will run around the cars and s... (more)
When it comes to GP30s, I do love four of a kind! Rio Grande's daily 662 local backs into Geneva Steel's A-Yard through the South Gate the morning of March 24, 1989. The office buildings for admin... (more)
Santa Fe's Escondido Local was descending into Vista CA on it's return trip from Escondido back to originating station of Oceanside
Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp local departs Welby Yard with a single box car for loading at Interstate Brick in the Bagley Industrial Park. Welby was essentially the end of urban sprawl along Rio Gra... (more)
After meeting the Railblazer at Mesa, Rio Grande's 662 local roars eastward into Lehi with a short consist for Provo Yard. The Helper Local (train 772) was right behind the 662 as Dispatcher 5 iss... (more)
25 years ago, the southwestern Salt Lake Valley was primarily vast open space peppered with farm houses and dry wheat farms. Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp stands out among the nothingness approaching... (more)
Grinding its way up the 2.92% grade from the Jordan River crossing, Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp local is less then 1/2 a mile from the mainline connection at the Midvale wye. The trio of original D... (more)
The forests of northern Minnesota streak by as Soo Line GP30 number 700 rides the rails north along the north shore of Lake Superior.
On a sunny Aug. 16, 1988 morning, Rio Grande's 664 local sets out a cut of dolomite empties at Geneva Steel's Keigley yard in Genola.