Unusually with three SD45s on the point, 5333, 5317, 5319 with 3051 negotiate the S curve into Rifle in September 1981. 5333 has reverse colour Rio Grande signage on the nose.
a loaded rail train is heading west out of Helper, UT passing Utah Rwy Jct
Various locomotives sit on the servicing tracks at Helper Utah
An eastbound freight, led by 5333, 3061, 3090 and 3126, snakes through Byers Canyon on a snowy day in December 1981.
A westbound freight paces road traffic on the parallel I70 behind triple SD45s 5333, 5317 and 5319 and GP40 3051 in September 1981.
Unusually found on non-coal train duties in such numbers, three SD45s, 5333, 5317, 5319 with 3051 await departure on a westbound freight from Minturn Yard in September 1981. After setting off the ... (more)
5333, 5317, 5319 and 3051 must have been close to track speed with a westbound freight between New Castle and Silt in September 1981, the adjacent I70 freeway providing an easy way to chase the tr... (more)
Rio Grande SD45 5333 begins the climb up the eastern slope of the Soldier Summit grade with a Southern Pacific Lines freight.