A few miles west of downtown Salt Lake City is the suburb of Magna. Magna is home to Kennecott Copper Company's. huge complex of smelter, copper refinery and acid works. All of the ore concentra... (more)
The 805-D is on the point of the westbound California Zephyr as it zooms by at Magna, Utah near Salt Lake City. Photo from my slide collection, photographer's name unknown.
Union Pacific’s Warner Local is seen here making a set out at Garfield, on the west side of the Salt Lake Valley. Garfield is the yard that services the massive Kennecott Copper smelter complex ne... (more)
Rio Grande 3130 and 3131 pull the Midvale Tramp into the Kennecott Copper Corp. interchange yard above the town of Magna on June 12, 1998.
Rio Grande 3131 and 3130 pull the Midvale Tramp on the approach to Bacchus Junction on June 12, 1998.
The snow-covered Oquirrh Mountains provide a backdrop for an eastbound freight which is holding east of Smelter on the UP Lynndyl Sub.
Rio Grande GP40-2s 3122, 3120, and 3105 lead a 14 car Midvale Tramp through a rural area near Magna on July 26, 1996.
Rio Grande GP40-2s 3096 and 3110 pull a 16 car Midvale Tramp through the outskirts of Magna on August 2, 1994. The 6,700 ft. wall of the Wasatch Front towers above the Salt Lake Valley including 1... (more)
Rio Grande GP30s 3001, 3021, and 3004 lead an eight car Midvale Tramp along the Oquirrh Mountain foothills approaching Magna.
SP's Midvale Tramp local departs the Kennecott Copper interchange yard in Magna with 34 cars. At the Welby wye, the power will take the first 10 cars (including a caboose) and head west up the Bin... (more)
While storm clouds brew over Kennecott Copper's ore tailings pond, a BNSF Railway detour freight awaits a relief crew in Union Pacific's Garfield Yard.
A Union Pacific tunnel clearance test train heads east through Garfield on the former Western Pacific Salt Lake City to Oakland mainline. In the background is Kennecott Copper Corporation's smelte... (more)
Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp local departs Magna with 23 cars for Roper Yard. A track inspector in a Fairmont motor car is following behind the train.
Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp coasts to a stop at Kennecott Copper's interchange yard below the power plant in Magna.
On a sunny July morning in 1995, a pair of EMD GP39-2s, equipped with 'vista cabs', work Kennecott Copper Corp. yard trackage near the Arthur Concentrator in Magna.