On a spectacular January morning in '89, Rio Grande's 662 local cuts off from a train of dolomite empties on the Tintic Branch at Santaquin siding. The trio of GP30s will run around the cars and s... (more)
Rio Grande's Provo switcher sets out a loaded flat car on the Anderson Lumber spur on 6th South at 1st West in Provo. This industrial trackage is all gone today.
On Cinco de Mayo 1987, Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp local departs town with six cars and two cabooses for Roper Yard. Unfortunately, the Rio Grande removed the two signal bridges that protected the ... (more)
Rio Grande's Provo Switcher rambles slowly through farm fields with 11 cars of Moroni turkey feed for transloading to semi trucks at Spanish Fork Sugar Factory. Today this rural retreat hosts a bi... (more)
In seriously failing light, an eastbound freight heads towards Belden and Tennessee Pass behind 3008, 3050, 5338 and 3021, being assisted off camera by seven GP helpers, in November 1981.
In a lash-up that could be from over ten years earlier, 3008, 3050, 5338 and 3021 swing an eastbound freight through Edwards on a rather dull day in November 1981. Of note, is that the red house i... (more)
Caught in late afternoon winter light, an eastbound freight heads towards Avon on the Tennessee Pass line, passing construction work whilst paralleling the I70, behind GP30 3008, GP35 3050, SD45 5... (more)
With sun at a premium on this November afternoon, an unusual collection of Rio Grande power leans into the curve at Avon, near Minturn, with an eastbound freight, behind 3008, 3050, 5338 and 3021.... (more)
Emerging into the sunshine from Rock Creek Tunnel(?), between Belden and Minturn on the Tennessee Pass line, 3008 3030 and 3104 head westbound with #75 freight in November 1981.
GP30's 3008 and 3016 sit at Garfield with a loaded train from Monarch while the crew takes a crib break in October 1981.
With dynamic brakes keeping the speed at 20 mph, 3008 3030 3104 brings westbound #75 freight slowly down through the Mitchell curves in November 1981.
3008 3030 3104 drop downgrade from Tennessee Pass under the high and low level bridges at Red Cliff with #75 westbound freight in November 1981.
Canon EOS; Kodachrome