An eastbound manifest slow rolls into Helper, Utah, waiting for a train to clear in the yard.
This extra section of the MGRRO is on the home stretch to its terminal location of Salt Lake City's Roper Yard. Here it passes through Centerville, Utah, reducing speed for some MOW equipment on t... (more)
Shortly before sunset, an eastbound BNSF trackage rights train is in the rugged terrain just east of Thompson on the former DRG&W.
Two SD40Ns run light through CP784 towards Grant Tower in Salt Lake City. Behind it is an extra run of the MGRRO which arrived in North Yard mere minutes before from Green River, Wyoming.
An eastbound BNSF trackage rights train on the former DRG&W splits the signals at the west end of Grassy siding in the heart of the Utah desert. The Book Cliffs stand tall in the background.
An eastbound BNSF trackage rights train on the former DRG&W is in the Price River Canyon at the twin Kuyne tunnels. Although the train is not long, only 32 cars, it has not yet cleared the portal... (more)
A rare unit for the state of Utah, an SP B30-7. Has made it way on Rio Grande's west side branch called the Garfield branch. The line make it's way from Midvale to the Kennecott Coppers smelter. ... (more)
While the engineer remains at the throttle of Rio Grande 5401 East, two other crewmen inspect the power. The manifest has just passed the west end of Gilluly, where curvature and a steep grade put... (more)
A trio of Rio Grande tunnel motors are putting on a show, with the Utah book-cliffs for a backdrop.
A trio of Rio Grande tunnel motors are on the Sunnyside branch with the dirt train. It's 7 years after the merge but the Rio Grande is being kept alive in Helper, Utah.
Heber Valley Railroad's GP9, Great Western No. 296, leads the daily Provo Canyon Limited through Drury's Curve with Mount Timpanogos towering in the background.
The sanders are wide open as a Utah Railway coal train tries to gain traction up the Price River Canyon.
BNSF GEs idle in Provo Yard late in the afternoon below the snow-capped peaks of the Wasatch Mountains.
Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches some curvy track near Emkay on March 4, 2012. This location is near the entrance to Arches National Park in Utah’s beautiful red rock country.