Fourteen years after the UP/SP merger what’s the chance of seeing a lash up like this? This is UP’s daily westbound manifest train on the ex D&RGW, the MNYRO. The two trailing SD60’s are Dirt Trai... (more)
The end of an era, at lease for me. D&RGW 5401, 5385, 5361 near the Roper terminal with the Denver to Salt Lake manifest. This would be my last time ever seeing a pure set of Rio Grande run the wh... (more)
Union Pacific AC4400 6682 is seen leading a westbound M-NYRO (Denver North Yard to Salt Lake Roper Yard) Manifest at Soldier Summit - 05/10/2014
A rare sight indeed these days is a Union Pacific train powered solely by 2 ex. SP units still in their original paint. Here is the Union Pacific MNYRO swinging out of the Kyune horseshoe curve in... (more)
The local weather service had said there might be a light dusting of snow overnight, totaling less than one inch. People in the Denver-Metro area were therefore caught off guard when waking up to ... (more)
Three of Union Pacific’s dwindling fleet of ex SP AC4400’s lead the MNYRO out of the Horse Creek horseshoe curve on the ascent to Utah’s Soldier Summit. Location is just below Kyune on UP’s Provo... (more)
Three SP AC4400’s lead Union Pacific’s MNYRO westbound up Price River Canyon just east of Kyune in Utah. Also in the consist are 2 UP SD60M’s picked up in Helper yard. They are “dirt train local”... (more)
UP 4512 with some funky number boards rolls tonnage west at Sulphur, CO on a very cold December day.
The former Rio Grande route over Soldier Summit is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon.
Union Pacific's Rio Grande heritage SD70ACe #1989 glows in the early morning sun as it visits D&RGW's Helper yard for the very first time.
On October 21-22, Union Pacific's Rio Grande heritage unit toured the entire 570 mile ex-D&RGW main from Denver to Salt Lake City. The train is photographed in Spanish Fork Canyon just west of Cas... (more)
UP's daily Denver to Salt Lake MNYRO train heads through the Jordan River Narrows, just west of Mesa siding.
UP's 79 car Denver-Salt Lake City manifest rolls west under the D&RGW signal bridge at East Midvale.
UP's daily MNYRO (Denver-Salt Lake City) curves west through the Jordan River Narrows about 15 miles east of Roper yard.