The very last unpatched and unrenumbered DRGW unit on the Union Pacific roster, DRGW 5371, is a legitimate last survivor as it rolls downgrade past Castlegate near the bottom of Price River Canyon... (more)
Rio Grande's Roper Derrick 027 was called to help clean up a 13 car derailment in Spanish Fork Canyon on March 28, 1976. Lead by GP9s 5922 and 5932, the work extra passes through Narrows about 10 ... (more)
Rio Grande's Roper Derrick 027 was called to help clean up a 13 car derailment in Spanish Fork Canyon on March 28, 1976. Lead by GP9s 5922 and 5932, the work extra passes through Detour about four... (more)
A short Hutchinson, KS to Oakland, CA freight passes the signal at the east end of Minturn siding. Chasing this afternoon westbound was the perfect way to end a day of railfanning Tennessee Pass ... (more)
While the hostlers shuffle a trio of Rio Grande motors, a Union Pacific transfer job departs Roper Yard for North Yard on April 16, 1976. At the time of the photo, the fully enclosed autorack car ... (more)
Laying on the smoke for the Railfans.... 487 Climbs Tanglefoot Curve under a smoke screen only the Steam Fan could appreciate.
I thought Lerro put on on a great recreation of an authentic Cumbres turn. There was only a slight breeze, but that is enough to pull the smoke ahead of the slow moving Mikados.... Clamoring up ... (more)
A trio of Rio Grande EMDs idle away the evening at Provo Yard on Jan. 15, 1976.
Rio Grande's Pleasant Valley Local arrives at the new Valley Camp coal loading facility on Jan. 17, 1976. If you check the Google map link in satellite mode, you will see that nothing remains toda... (more)
A train of coil from Geneva Steel departs Provo for Roper Yard in South Salt Lake. Jan. 25, 1976
Rio Grande's Pleasant Valley Local pushes new snow through Scofield on its way to the Valley Camp mine on January 17, 1976.
Rio Grande's Tintic Local crosses a pile trestle over Union Pacific's Provo Subdivision in Payson. The 668 is bound for loading at Geneva Steel's Keigley dolomite quarry in Genola.
A Rio Grande mixed freight heads east through Springville on Jan. 10, 1976. EMD GP30 No. 3011 is undergoing restoration at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden.
An EMD SD45 leads a Rio Grande lumber drag east through Provo Yard on Jan. 4, 1976.
Jim Ozment, Utah Division Engineer for the Rio Grande, prepares his Jeep highrail vehicle for highway travel near the old San Pete Valley Railroad depot in Moroni, Utah. July 4, 1975