RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 3121 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD GP40-2 at South Salt Lake, Utah by James Belmont
  Login Sign Up 

Photo Location Map Locomotive Details Location/Date of Photo

View Larger Map
Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
EMD GP40-2 (more..)
Roper Piggyback Terminal, D&RGW Subdivision 6 (more..)
South Salt Lake, Utah, USA (more..)
September 16, 1987
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
DRGW 3121 (more..)
DRGW 102 (more..)
James Belmont (more..)
Contact Photographer Photographer Profile 
Remarks & Notes 
Rio Grande's Railblazer train No. 102 departs the Roper Piggyback Terminal at 5:55 pm for its 14 hour, 570 mile overnight journey to Denver. That's an overall average of just under 41 mph that includes a crew change at Grand Junction and the slow descent down the Moffat into Denver. After the UP-SP merger, the old D&RGW piggyback ramp became the automobile unloading facility for Wasatch Front car dealerships. Downtown Salt Lake City is above the two SP cabooses parked in the freight yard.
Community Response Photo Comments (0) 
Views: 2,512     Favorited: 24
Since added on March 24, 2013

+ Add to Favorites

+ Nominate for People's Choice

+ Subscribe

+ Add to Photo Album

+ Post a Photo Comment
* Views on this page updated in real-time.

 User Photo Albums Containing this Photo (1)+ Add to Album
The Way it Used to Be

Album created by member ckeefer58
Album Views: 235,509
Things change. Railroads are no different. A collection of images showing the railroads as they used to be.
Add to Photo Album or Get Your Own Photo Album

EXIF Data for this photo: [What's this?]

This image contains EXIF headers - Click Here to show the data.

Photo Copyright 2013 James Belmont. All Rights Reserved. Photo Usage Policy
This website Copyright © 2002-2019. All Rights Reserved.