Union Pacific's Denver to Salt Lake City manifest freight rolls downgrade through Spanish Fork Canyon just after sunrise on May 27, 2016. Plentiful wet weather has left its mark along the lush gre... (more)
Union Pacific ran a passenger special between Las Vegas, Nevada and Helper, Utah on May 25, 2016. It looked great passing through the Jordan Narrows south of Salt Lake City, from a hillside recent... (more)
On April 13, 1999, the UP 6936 was coming west from Grand Junction on an engineering special. As I drove into Helper that morning to scope out a shot, the MDVROX was departing the yard with a four... (more)
Union Pacific's Long Street Switcher rambles along UP's Passenger Main in Salt Lake City on April 2, 1999. EMD SW1500 No. 1068 (ex-SP 2461) has seven grain loads on the drawbar for nearby Cereal F... (more)
A Utah Railway Mohrland Turn rumbles across the spectacular Gordon Creek bridge on July 24, 1979. The bridge was built in 1912, rises 135 feet above the creek, and spans 634 feet in length on both... (more)
A group of Rio Grande tunnel motors have been fueled, sanded, and are ready for work at Helper Yard on March 14, 1999.
May 10, 2016 marked the 147th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit, linking the east and west coasts of United States with its first transcontinental railroad. This ... (more)
May 10, 2016 marked the 147th anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit, linking the east and west coasts of United States with its first transcontinental railroad.
A matched set of Rio Grande tunnel motors are staged at Helper Yard to cut into an inbound Savage coal train to assist on the climb to Soldier Summit.
Rio Grande 5411 pulls the Woodchip Local through Spring Glen on Feb. 28, 1999.
A three pack of Southern Pacific AC4400CWs pull an IPP coal train over 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on Nov. 27, 1998.
Rio Grande's Railblazer hustles east toward Denver on Sept. 13, 1989.
Union Pacific's Denver to Salt Lake City UPS train zigs and zags through Price Canyon on August 19, 1998.
Union Pacific substitute power leads Amtrak's California Zephyr on Rio Grande rails in Utah's Happy Valley on July 21, 1990.