Three former Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 units and an SP tunnel motor run light eastbound after having assisted a westbound col drag from Helper, Utah.
A lone unit is pushing the rear of a westbound coal train into Kyune Tunnel on the former Rio Grande line over Soldier Summit.
A westbound BNSF freight utilizing trackage rights on Union Pacific's ex-Rio Grande line over Soldier Summit curves along the Price River.
A westbound Utah Railway coal train at Colton, UT, waits for a signal to depart.
The DVRVF Denver to Roseville was little a hot shot train. That ran much of the time with a pure set of GP60's in the mid 1990's. It made for a very good looking set of power. This one had SSW 968... (more)
Something that just never happened. F45 9013 is on the headend of a coal train. In all it's years on the Utah Railway, 9013 basically served as a B unit. It spent most of it's time in the helper s... (more)
It's an F45 fest on the Utah Railway helper set. Two SD40's sandwich F45 5525 (MKM leaser) Utah Railway 9013 and MKM 5527 another leaser. A pretty cool day to be chasing the Utah.
This is the well known Kaiser Unit Coal Train, Rio Grande #769, operated jointly by the D&RGW and the Union Pacific. Both railroads used pooled SD45's exclusively on this train. It ran between the... (more)
A westbound grain train is slowed in its journey as it slowly grinds upgrade on the Rio Grande near Colton, Utah.
The Speno rail grinding train is paying a visit to the Rio Grande main line over Soldier Si,,it, seen here at Colton, Utah. I have to think that this was an unpopular assignment with the crews, as... (more)
A Westbound Rio Grande manifest is making quick work of climbing to Soldier Summit, Utah. Here it curves under the highway overpass at Colton.
Meet at Colton
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr works its way up the storied Soldier Summit grade at Colton, Utah. A Utah Railway SD45 leads a train of empties eastbound... (more)
UP 1989 trails DPU nose out on a loaded dirt train headed for Columbia Junction, Utah.
A once in a life time opportunity. A friend of my father's, Nils Huxtable of Steamsceenes publication made an arrangements with Utah Railway management to have the Utah Railway F45 lead. The night... (more)
Northbound at Colton, Utah headed for Soldier Summit.