Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr drops downgrade through Kyune, Utah, after surmounting Soldier Summit on the morning of February 8, 2005.
UP 6454 leads a Salt Lake City to Grand Junction special near the twin tunnels at Kyune, deep in the Price River Canyon.
Eastbound coal empty's pass through Kyune as it heads down the east slope of Soldier Summit.
An eastbound passenger special glides down off Soldier Summit at Kyune on a beautiful afternoon.
During the time that MK was converting the MK5000C to MK50-3's. A few MPEX unit were loaned to the Utah Railway. This train has two of them MPEX 5000, and MPEX 5356. MPEX is a one of a kind. And o... (more)
Utah Railway 5005 before it was painted orange. It didn't last very long. In July of 2003 it returned with it's orange paint. In this picture 5005 and 5003 also still have their MK5000C 5000HP Cat... (more)
On a sunny but cold afternoon of February 5, 2004, Burlington Northern Santa Fe’s Denver to Stockton manifest freight climbs up the eastern grade of Union Pacific’s former Rio Grande crossing ... (more)
Coal loads howl up the grade through the Price River Canyon with the front end power, four pack of manned helpers, and rear DPU giving it all they've got restricted to 10mph in a grand spectacle o... (more)
A pair of grimy Rio Grande SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors help Amtrak’s California Zephyr with some extra power over Soldier Summit on July 7, 1988. The train is now heading downgrade through the curves ... (more)
Emerging from a shadowing canyon, an empty Utah Railway coal train heads downgrade on the eastern slope of Soldier Summit at Kyune, Utah, on the afternoon of May 9, 2006. Four of Utah Railway’s ... (more)
A quartet of Utah Railway’s unique MK50-3 locomotives, along with an EMD GP40, bring a short 30-car coal empty down the eastern grade of Soldier Summit at Kyune, Utah, on the afternoon of May 9,... (more)
A late Amtrak #6 'The California Zephyr' descends Soldier Summit near Kyune,UT on a hot summer morning.
Passing a trio of horses foraging for food through the snow, Union Pacific’s LJP44 “dirt train” local from Salt Lake City to Helper makes its way downgrade at Kyune, Utah, on December 1, 200... (more)
Helper from Helper
In a view from the Dutch door of Rio Grande Zephyr dome-observation Silver Sky, a westbound Rio Grande pig train ascends the storied Soldier Summit... (more)
I Love the Smell of Metal Grinding in the Morning
Viewed from the Dutch door, the rear end brakeman on a Rio Grande rail grinding train watches dome-observation Silver Sky p... (more)