Running from mounting afternoon storms, a westbound automotive train charges across the Utah desert near Floy.
A Union Pacific Operation Lifesaver Special, traveling between Council Bluffs, Iowa and Salt Lake City, Utah passes through Uintah with UP 9054 and 9051 SD70AH units leading the Columbine, City of... (more)
Rolling through the desert moonscape at Floy, Utah, a late-afternoon Rio Grande manifest rolls east toward Colorado.
The train rounds the large curve at Marblehead. The operation Lifesaver train in route to Northern California is flying across the Old Western Pacific main.
Dusk on the Moon
In his book Never on Wednesday, photographer Mel Patrick called this area of the Utah desert a “moonscape”, and I can’t imagine anywhere on earth that would... (more)
Short, Fast Freights
Saddled with two rugged mountain crossings, of the Rockies in Colorado and the Wasatch in Utah, the Rio Grande developed an operational philosophy to be compet... (more)
A Union Pacific Operation Lifesaver Special, traveling between Salt Lake City and American Fork, Utah rolls eastward through the Jordan Narrows with UP SD70AH No. 9054 leading the Columbine, City ... (more)
A Union Pacific Operation Lifesaver Special, traveling between Council Bluffs, Iowa and Salt Lake City, Utah rolls westward through Utah's Morgan Valley with UP 9054 and 9051 SD70AH units leading ... (more)
With storms brewing near the Book Cliffs, a Rio Grande manifest rolls across the desert near Grassy, Utah.
An Operation Lifesaver Special rolls through Utah's Tooele Valley with Stansbury Park and the Great Salt Lake in the background. August 9, 2016
UP 9054 and UP 9051 East on employees appreciation special at Tooele Utah on LA&SL The train ran from Salt Lake City, Utah to Warner, Utah and back. ... (more)
With the city skyline already in shadow, the MWCNP arrives in Salt Lake City as the last bit of daylight shines through North Yard.
The storm clouds roll through the Wasatch Mountains to let the sun out just as the ZDVSC makes its way through Salt Lake City, just minutes away from its destination at SLCIT.
Union Pacific's Long Beach to Global 3 stack and rack rolls through Salt Lake City while storms roll across the Wasatch Front.