After spending most of the summer working in local service out of Helper Yard, UP GP40P-2 No. 1373 finds itself assigned to an RCL switch job at North Yard in Salt Lake City. The 1373 is from a cl... (more)
Union Pacific's daily Kansas City to Oakland auto train glides west through Provo with 59 cars on October 6, 1996.
A trio of Chicago & North Western C44-9Ws lead an Oakland to Canal Street piggyback train by the old Salt Lake City intermodal yard on July 26, 1995.
UP 7446 thunders by with the towering Echo Canyon cliff for a backdrop. The second unit is a ugly one but at least they washed the flag.
Three GE C44-9Ws and a single SD40T-2 pull a Minntac to Geneva iron ore train through Spanish Fork Canyon on January 22, 1995.
What may be the only SDP40F preserved is on display at Ogden, UT. the locomotive was originally Amtrak 644.
Merger Mania Climbing the Grade to Wahsatch
UP Streamliner in Echo Canyon
Wasatch nearing the Wyoming border in a great place to stretch a train out.
Echo Canyon on Labor Day. This particular location is known as hanging rock. UP 8915 and 5203 lead a manifest heading for North Plate, Nebraska.
Union Pacific's Salt Lake City Diesel Shop, which opened in 1955, employed 500 workers during its peak in the 1970s. The shop was sold to the Utah Transit Authority in 2003, and renamed the Warm S... (more)
Still thinking about my first encounter with Nevada Northern SD7 No. 401 at Intermountain Power Service Corporation in Delta, Utah. A thing of beauty, 63 years young.
Wasatch Mountain Railway's traditional Labor Day doubleheader climbs through Provo Canyon on Sept. 6, 1976.
A single GE C40-8 pulls a 38 car Salt Lake City to Ogden mixed freight up Cherry Hill near Farmington on May 12, 1994.
Union Pacific's YRNP mixed manifest detours around a derailment in Wyoming via UP's Ogden Subdivision, passing Cutler Dam on the way to Cache Junction on April 30, 1994.