Rio Grande and Southern Pacific power team up to drag D&RGW's daily 151 train from Grand Junction through Price Canyon approaching Castle Gate.
Snaking along the Price River, Rio Grande's daily Grand Junction to Roper mixed freight sinks its teeth into the 2.4% at Kyune. Relief is less than mile away when the gradient drops to 1%, relativ... (more)
Reflecting golden rays of sun: Five Rio Grande Tunnel Motors traveled light engines to Wash, Utah, on the afternoon of April 3, 2000, to round up some empty coal hoppers stored there. After gather... (more)
With an EMD SD40T-2 on the point, a Rio Grande eastbound freight climbs through Spanish Fork Canyon while a new Volkswagen Rabbit races by on parallel US Highway 6.
For a while after the UP merger it was possible to catch solid Rio Grande power on the manifests between Roper and North Yard. I made the trip out to photograph these trains as often as I could. H... (more)
DRGW 5360 and 5410 are on home rails handling a hot Z-train from Salt Lake City to Denver.
For a brief moment in 2001 the clock was turned back as three Rio Grande SD40T-2s lead a hot Z-train westbound at Castle Gate. As an added bonus, the crew saw fit to use the gyralight.