My opportunities to catch EMD Tier 4's has been few and far between. I was elated to catch one tonight. It was neat to hear it by itself working it's guts out, to get an idea of what they really s... (more)
A UP C30-7 leads a mix of UP, SP power.
The early days of the Burlington Santa Fe merger created some colorful trains. BNSF trackage right train's also brought a whole new element the local seen. BN 8141 ATSF 9546 BNSF 8255 and BN 7170 ... (more)
Union Pacific steam 4-6-6-4 'Challenger' No. 3985 leads a seven car passenger special through Lake Point on an extraordinarily smoky August 2, 2000 afternoon. The train was traveling from Cheyenne... (more)
Lake Point, Utah on UP’s Lyndyll Sub. is just a few miles west of Salt Lake City. This is a wonderful photo spot for both west and eastbound trains. There is a very convenient rock outcropping her... (more)
A Union Pacific work train blasts through Lake Point headed for a derailment on the Lynndyl Subdivision on Oct. 17, 1999.
Freshly painted Union Pacific AC4400CW No. 6233 leads a rare Salt Lake City to Las Vegas Intermodal train west through Lake Point on the late afternoon of Sept. 10, 2016. On a clear day one can se... (more)
Union Pacific's Roper to Roseville manifest skirts the south shore of the Great Salt Lake on the former Western Pacific Railroad. SP SD40M-2 No. 8698 was built Chicago & North Western SD45 No. 908... (more)
An EMD SD70AH leads a 70 car North Platte to West Colton manifest freight through Lake Point on June 24, 2016. A second SD70AH is shoving on the rear of the train as a distributed power unit.
Rio Grande on the Great Salt Lake
A pair of new EMD SD9043MAC units pull a Lathrop, CA to Memphis, TN intermodal east along the south short of the Great Salt Lake on Aug. 16, 1997.
A UP Herrington, Kansas to Oakland, California auto train crosses the Great Salt Lake along the former Western Pacific Railroad on July 31, 1997.
A spiffy UP-SP merger consist pull an 87 car Hinkle, Oregon to Yermo, California manifest freight through Lake Point on July 26, 1997.
A matched set of Chicago & North Western C44-9W units pull the APLA through Lake Point on Aug. 20, 1995.
Chicago & North Western C44-9Ws 8672 and 8667 pull a 57 car APLA5D through Lake Point on Oct. 13, 1996. Antelope Island and the Great Salt Lake can be seen in the valley behind the train.