Though Union Pacific might have had the dominating presence in Salt Lake City--its Beaux Arts depot loomed over the western edge of downtown, complete with massive logotype shield--smaller, fiesti... (more)
A Rio Grande SW1200 drifts through UP North Yard in Salt Lake City after dropping off a cut of cars on the 'Short Line Transfer' run from Roper Yard in South Salt Lake.
Rio Grande SW1200 #135 rambles east along Becks Hot Springs with 17 cars for the 4th South Yard in downtown Salt Lake City.
Rio Grande's West End Switcher at Roper Yard passes beneath the pedestrian bridge near the diesel shop in South Salt Lake. D&RGW 135 was built new by EMD for the Rio Grande in January 1965. It wou... (more)
A plethora of EMD yard goats are spotted on the east and west hooky tracks at Roper Diesel shop in South Salt Lake. Note the D&RGW shop worker's garb before the days when the FRA mandated what emp... (more)
Rio Grande switcher idles overnight at original SLC yard 500 South on west side of downtown.
The crew of the Roper '2:59 Drag' have just arrived at the Rio Grande Cafe, housed in the coffee shop of D&RGW-WP Salt Lake City passenger station. The crew often timed their routine so as to arri... (more)