Rio Grande's Roper based Provo Local glides east a few minutes after sunrise in Utah's Salt Lake Valley. The 3001 was the Grande's first GP30, built by EMD in April 1962.
A trio of EMD tunnel motors lead Rio Grande's 143 train through fields of wheat and corn near Springville on June 26, 1989. The 5341 is D&RGW's first SD40T-2, built for the Grande by EMD in Oct. 1... (more)
Rio Grande's 148 general freight dives into Sutro Cut on June 10, 1989.
Union Pacific was in the middle of changing out the old Rio Grande signals in early 2012, just west of Floy, Utah, on the Green River Subdivision. The signals at 542.7 are literary overshadowed by... (more)
UP's hot Denver to Salt Lake City UPS train was descending the Wastatch grade through Echo Canyon
Rio Grande's Helper Local nears the end of its journey from Roper Yard, crossing the Price River near Utah Railway Junction on June 17, 1989.
Rio Grande's mixed freight 142 has a colorful power consist as it rolls through Utah County approaching Lakota Junction on June 16, 1989. The fifth engine was a big surprise in the form of Rio Gra... (more)
Photographed at 7:10 a.m. MDT, Rio Grande's Railblazer train 103 accelerates to track speed departing a 40 mph speed restriction through Provo City on July 1, 1989. The 103 would arrive on time at... (more)
The D&RGW's very first GP30 gleams in the bright afternoon sunlight working the Roper based Provo Local on July 28, 1989. The EMD GP30 model is a personal favorite of mine, with the 3001 capturing... (more)
Rio Grande's 662 local enters the Tintic Branch while departing the eastward main track at Springville. The crew has several stops to make including a GS gondola load of scrap for Spanish Fork, co... (more)
A chilly but sunny February morning in '89 finds Rio Grande's hot 101 train gliding west through Provo Yard at University Avenue. It appears that 5510's snow plow has smacked into a few things alo... (more)
Rio Grande ballast train 648 takes the shorter but steeper westward main track up the Mapleton Bench on June 6, 1988.
A Southern Pacific SD45 coasts to a stop at Ogden Yard, completing a journey that began at Roseville the previous day. The SP 8955 was built by EMD for the SP in April 1968.
A trio of Utah engines get a helping hand from MPI painted SD45 9006 as they start their descent from Soldier Summit toward the Gilluly loops.
SP 6850 rolls into Helper with a visiting CSXT "baby boat" GE.