In my opinion, if you are going to substitute a freight engine on a classic streamliner, do it right! A stylish EMD GP30 leads the Rio Grande Zephyr train No. 17, stopped briefly at Provo station.... (more)
The last Rio Grande tunnel motor to work the Helper, UT-based "Dirt Train" leads empties west out of Sunnyside for Mounds where the train will rejoin the main (Green River Sub). As of the date of... (more)
Union Pacific's thrice weekly Dirt Train Local, LUH45-8, is seen here leaving the Sunnyside Sub. and entering the main line Green River Sub at Mounds, Utah. The train is 12 empty cars, many with e... (more)
The well known "Dirt Train Local" has spotted its inbound loads out of sight in the background and is now putting together its outbound train of empties. The SD40N #1595 is seen here backing up th... (more)
With a friendly wave from a crew member, UP's Chevron Local returns to North Yard in Salt Lake City.
UP's hot ZSCLB heads west through Lake Point with plenty of power, including a former CNW AC4400CW and the Rio Grande Heritage SD70ACe.
The morning switch crew prepares to board a Utah Railway RSD-5 at Provo Yard on Dec. 14, 1975.
A pair of EMD GP9s pull Rio Grande's Tintic Local through rural Leland on June 22, 1975.
A quartet of second generation EMDs pull a heavy lumber drag through the lower horseshoe curve at Gilluly. Sept. 1974
The Rio Grande Zephyr meets an eastbound freight in the lower horseshoe curve at Gilluly. Sept. 1974
Rio Grande's Geneva Turn kicks up a little snow at Provo Junction on Dec. 14, 1975.
Two Santa Fe RSD-15s and two LASCO RSD-12s power up a Utah Railway coal empty through Gilluly on July 10, 1975.
What Salt Lake City's Union Pacific station looked like 28 years ago. An Amtrak train is there on its way to California.
A Rio Grande conductor keeps a watchful eye on his surroundings as a westbound train descends the 2% grade from Soldier Summit. Nov. 1974
With a TR5 'cow and calf' for power, UP's Geneva Turn departs Provo on a snowy Nov. 27, 1975 morning.