A 2 1/2 hour train number 6 made for a different day than was originally planned. Instead of driving out to the east desert for sunrise, and Amtrak. I was able to sleep in at the camp ground very ... (more)
Getting the day started off with Amtrak number 6. The train was running 2 1/2 hours late this morning. So I was able to get some shots that aren't usually possible.
Early in the morning, Amtrak No. 6 meets a Rio Grande helper at Castilla.
Three Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors head eastbound through Castilla with a short “dirt train” picked up at Sutro on the west side of the Soldier Summit grade. With only five unpatched/unren... (more)
With colorful oak brush along the foothills of Loafer Mountain, SP's Roseville to Denver Forwarder charges east up Spanish Fork Canyon with 66 cars on Sept. 24, 1994.
Rio Grande SD40T-2 No. 5354 has coupled to the rear of the LJI44-22 and prepares to shove the 'Dirt Train' east to Soldier Summit the afternoon of July 22, 2000. 5354 has received the so-called 'H... (more)
With Amtrak's Phase 1 Heritage P42DC in the lead and the last Siemens ACS-64 delivery trailing, a 14 car California Zephyr curves through Spanish Fork Canyon just after sunrise on June 5, 2016.
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)
With the emerald colors of spring sprouting in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, three Rio Grande Tunnel Motors head eastbound through Castilla with a “dirt train” picked up at Sutro on the west side... (more)
It's a perfect July '95 morning with brand new SP AC4400CWs pulling the RODVM through Spanish Fork Canyon.
A 50 car MRONY-17 zigs and zags through Spanish Fork Canyon on July 17, 2015.
3 MK5000C's and 2 SD50 bring a short freight train to Helper, UT. to get loaded.
By July 25, 1997, three weeks remained before the Union Pacific pulled the plug on Tennessee Pass in Colorado. Soon, trains like the AOAKS would would be gone from the Denver & Rio Grande Western ... (more)
Bloody Noses mix and mingle in Spanish Fork Canyon on June 23, 1997.
Utah Railway RSD-15s No. 401, 400, 403 and RSD-12 600 pull a Martin Turn east through Spanish Fork Canyon at Covered Bridge Drive on Feb. 12, 1977.