A mixed bag of GE/EMD power leads a 105 car ROGJM through Price Canyon at Lynn. Note the long cut of coil steel from Geneva Works on the head end.
Rio Grande and Utah Railway EMDs meet at Soldier Summit during Spring Break in 1994.
Here's the Rio Grande I adored as a kid: Six four axle high horsepower EMDs hauling freight through my hometown of Provo. There was a speed restriction through the city limits. Once a train approa... (more)
On March 5, 1977, Rio Grande's Bucyrus Derrick 027, a steam powered wrecker (based out of Roper Yard), was called to clean up a coal train derailment on the Union Pacific interchange track at Univ... (more)
Writer Don Sims' 1959 article on Soldier Summit in TRAINS magazine featured the goings on of the train order operator working in the brick office atop the lonely 7440' pass over the Wasatch Mounta... (more)
Freshly repainted Rio Grande GP40 3085 leads a westbound through the Price River Canyon on the grade to Soldier Summit.