Photographed minutes after sunrise, Rio Grande's Railblazer train 103 does its best to awaken the residents living in Provo on July 7, 1988. For the history fans, the photographer is standing on t... (more)
Union Pacific units lead SP's IPSNC through Utah Valley while 11,061 ft. Provo Peak looms in the nearby Wasatch Front.
Two Tunnel Motors bracketed by two GP60s lead SP's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder through Provo on Oct. 3, 1993. Color saturation from the scrub oak along the slopes of the Wasatch Front has pea... (more)
Rio Grande coal train No. 735 rambles down the eastward main track near Sutro on Sept. 2, 1989. A dramatic brush fire, set accidentally by two young kids, leaves its mark on the flanks of 9088 ft.... (more)
A warm October '93 afternoon finds SP's Midvale Tramp climbing the 2.4% of the Bingham Branch near Copperton. Gondolas and wood chip cars are loaded with scrap tin, bound for the copper precipitat... (more)
With a quartet of EMD GP60s for power, SP's hot Oakland to Denver Forwarder snakes through Price Canyon on Sept. 4, 1993.
Three of the Rio Grande's 17 SD50s meet in Spanish Fork Canyon on Sept. 19, 1993. The 5514 (and SD40T-2 5387) are parked on the House Track, awaiting an eastbound train to shove to Soldier Summit ... (more)
On Christmas Eve '93, SP's Provo Local enters the Geneva Steel mill in Vineyard, Utah. SP B30-7 No. 7881 was built by GE for the SP in May 1979 and was destroyed in a wreck at Haymond, Texas on Ju... (more)
T-Motors on the Zephyr: Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr has some extra power in the form of two Rio Grande Tunnel Motors on July 7, 1988, as the train flies through Geneva, Utah. EMD SD40T-2s... (more)
Rio Grande GP60 No. 3154 was built by EMD as a wreck replacement unit for the Southern Pacific Railroad in May of 1990. The fancy silver striping along the nose and frame were added to class it up... (more)
SP's hot Oakland to Denver Forwarder snakes through Mapleton's Mud Cut the afternoon of Sept. 12, 1993. The rear portion of the train can be seen above the green field of alfalfa.
With leased Conrail and CSX power on the head end, SP's Eugene to Chicago lumber drag heads east through Riverton on Sept. 8, 1993.
Rio Grande's well maintained Bantam 'Rail Roader' crane D40 takes some time off at Riverton on Sept. 2, 1993.
A CA-11 caboose guides UP's YRO52R switcher down the Salt Lake Garfield & Western interchange track on Jan. 20, 2014. The Red Iguana 2 Restaurant faces the UP tracks with its ever-present '74 Cadi... (more)
UP's LUJ51 local glides west through the Weber River truss bridge at Devils Slide.