After pitch hitting for an ailing GE P40DC on Amtrak's California Zephyr, a Cotton Belt GP60 awaits the Roper Yard hostlers, parked at the Rio Grande passenger station in Salt Lake City the mornin... (more)
Southern Pacific's Eugene to Chicago Q-train curves through Grant Tower in Salt Lake City the evening of Aug. 13, 1996. Present is the old track alignment with the 'New Extension' and diamond cros... (more)
I count myself lucky to have caught a meet at this quiet, out of the way location in Salt Lake City where Union Pacific and Rio Grande's Passenger Mainlines crossed at grade. UP's North Yard based... (more)
Conductor Floyd Guymon boards the Fourth South Switcher after chatting with two local kids about safety around railroad tracks. At the time, Floyd had 32 years of seniority with the Rio Grande and... (more)
The crew working SP's 2:30 Drag enjoy a bite to eat at the Rio Grande Cafe in the historic D&RGW/WP passenger station coffee shop in Salt Lake City. July 24, 1996
SP's 259 Drag hauls box cars of newsprint for the Newspaper Agency Corporation in downtown Salt Lake City. The train is traversing Rio Grande's passenger mainline where it crossed Union Pacific's ... (more)
Rio Grande 3109 leads a 29 car Fourth South Switcher through Grant Tower in Salt Lake City. Aug. 25, 1995
Rio Grande SW1200 No. 133 spots eight loads of newsprint at the Newspaper Agency Corporation warehouse at 5th South and 5th West in Salt Lake City. There is little to recognize at this location to... (more)
The last unit in Union Pacific's order for 127 new GE ES44AH units (UP 8112-UP 8238) rolls through Salt Lake City on Oct. 26, 2014. Beginning on January 1, 2015, GE's new GEVO units will be Tier 4... (more)
Idling away in Rio Grande's Fourth South Yard, D&RGW GP30 No. 3002 awaits its next assignment on July 5, 1995. It was built new for the Rio Grande by EMD in April 1962 and retired by the Union Pac... (more)
A short ISCOG intermodal train departs Salt Lake City for Ogden on Oct. 5, 2014.
After changing crews at North Yard, UP's Global 1 to City of Industry stacker departs Salt Lake City on Oct. 12, 2014.
Union Pacific's North Platte to West Colton manifest meets the YSC25R yard job in Salt Lake City on Oct. 18, 2014.
A quiet Sunday afternoon in Salt Lake City finds a UTA Blue Line train at 4th South and Main Streets on Oct. 19, 2014.
Southern Pacific's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder rambles through Salt Lake City while UP Maintenance of Way workers tend to a muddy soft spot on the New Extension track. April 17, 1995