A Rio Grande 144 train rounds the first eastbound horseshoe curve at Gilluly.
The Spirit of Union Pacific leads a passenger special down Soldier Summit at Gilluly in the soft morning twilight. The executives on the train had a 10am meeting in Salt Lake City so this train wa... (more)
At first glance it appears that an EB has pushers. A closer inspection shows its actually MROHP passing MHPRO at Gilluly, Utah on UP's famous route over Solder Summit.
GP40-2 No. 3090 leads a Rio Grande 144 train as it approaches Gilluly, UT. Soon the railroad will pass under Highway 6 and head in the opposite direction as part of the "loops" the railr... (more)
Unit Oil Train to Martin UT with UTAH 5001 (MK50-3), UTAH 5002 (MK50-3), UTAH 6062 (SD50S), UTAH 6064 (SD50S), UTAH 5004 (MK50-3).
Amtrak # 6 the Zephyr is making it way up Spanish Fork Canyon.
While the engineer remains at the throttle of Rio Grande 5401 East, two other crewmen inspect the power. The manifest has just passed the west end of Gilluly, where curvature and a steep grade put... (more)
Snaking around itself at the bottom of the Gilluly Loops, the crew of a loaded coal train prepares to enter the smoke column of a massive forest fire burning a only a few miles ahead near Tie Fork... (more)
A Utah Railway coal train descends the Gilluly loop with a four unit set of MPI leasers. You can see the lower leg of the loop to the right.
Having just crested Soldier Summit, a loaded coal train curves around the lowest loop at Gilluly, Utah.
Like a Model on a Shelf
The Rio Grade Zephyrhugs a mountainside as it approaches Gilluly, Utah. In a few miles the climb to Soldier Summit will be complete, and the descent ... (more)
A Utah Railway tanker train heads towards Lynn, UT near Soldier Summit
The Rio Grande Zephyr had an appeal that just can’t be matched by today’s intercity trains. One element that may never return is the ability to stand in the vestibule and watch the train fr... (more)
Southern Pacific's Chicago to Roper Manifest Freight creeps slowly down Soldier Summit approaching the upper Gilluly horseshoe on Aug. 24, 1996. On the point is speed lettered SD40T-2 No. 8361 fol... (more)
A pair of new EMD SD70Ms lead a 31 car ZDVRO down the 2% at Gilluly on Sept. 2, 2000.