May 10, 2016 marked the 147th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit, linking the east and west coasts of United States with its first transcontinental railroad. This ... (more)
May 10, 2016 marked the 147th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit, linking the east and west coasts of United States with its first transcontinental railroad.
An eastbound Deseret Power Railway unit coal train rumbles through the curve at milepost 24 in colorful and remote Coyote Basin, Utah, on October 20, 2015.
It’s not every day that you see a one car train with three units for power in Utah coal country. It’s even more unusual when the train has a 4 axle GP40P-2 leading. There were only 3 of this model... (more)
A matched set of Rio Grande tunnel motors are staged at Helper Yard to cut into an inbound Savage coal train to assist on the climb to Soldier Summit.
Rio Grande 5411 pulls the Woodchip Local through Spring Glen on Feb. 28, 1999.
Union Pacific Potash local begins return trip.
A three pack of Southern Pacific AC4400CWs pull an IPP coal train over 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on Nov. 27, 1998.
Rio Grande's Railblazer hustles east toward Denver on Sept. 13, 1989.
UP 5599 (AC44CWCTE) approaches the smelter with a westbound stack train.
UP 8203 (C45AH) hugs the western edge of North Yard as it slows to a stop. Coming up alongside is an SUV carrying a fresh crew while the mighty Wasatch Range looks on.
UP 8883 (SD70AH) heads a short manifest into Salt Lake City's North Yard.
UP 2069 (GP60) coming east from Erda with a short mixed freight. Winds were gusting to 45mph at the time making for difficult composition.
Preserved SP 7457 on display with a brand new light package, numberboards, and paint job.