A Rio Grande manifest glides west through Mapleton while 11,749 ft. Mt. Timpanogos looms large in Utah's Happy Valley.
A westbound Rio Grande manifest emerges from shadowy Spanish Fork Canyon at Gomex. On the point is the last delivery of D&RGW's 26 SD45s, the series acquired new from EMD between January 1967 and ... (more)
Count them: One, Two, Three, Four, FIVE SD45s!!! Here's the only time I ever saw a Rio Grande train with five big SD45s for power. This hotshot westbound is heading through Provo Yard moments befo... (more)
On a rather dismal summer's day in August 1981, 5340 3068 3064 3125, on westbound #83, follows South Boulder Creek between Rollinsville and Tolland on the climb up to the Moffat Tunnel.
Between Dotsero and Range, on the Dotsero Cut-off, an eastbound freight skirts the Colorado River behind 5430 3066 and 3074 in June 1981. This was the photographers first visit to this line and ju... (more)
A set of four Rio Grande SD45's leads a westbound hauler from West Colton on SP rails at Walnut. I recall seeing many DRGW SD45's in Southern California that year, often working in sets.