A westbound manifest crests the Wasatch Range at, appropriately, Wahsatch, Utah. It's all downhill from here into Ogden. Note the center siding still utilizing jointed track and hand-thrown switch... (more)
"Big Boy" 4014 slowly passes Wahsatch, Utah, heading west on the block of a long stack train ahead. Wahsatch is the top of the grade between Evanston and Ogden, and I understand these engines wer... (more)
Under threatening skies (bad news for the next day's Big Boy run), an eastward UP manifest rumbles up the grade to Wasatch. The tail end of this train is still in the flyover tunnels near Curvo... (more)
UP 4014 Big Boy has nearly reached the top of the grade at Wahsatch. After the train tops over the hill they will coast down into Evanston and rest.
Cresting the Grade...
A westbound UP autorack/manifest muscles through the small community of Wahsatch as it prepares to descend the infamous Wasatch Grade into Echo Canyon, and towards Ogden, ... (more)
"Route of the Streamliners"
In a bit of an unconventional twist, Big Boy 4014 leads a Pocket Streamliner of 9 cars, with 844 and a diesel in trail.
On their way home from Railfair in Sacramento. Union Pacific 844 in her greyhound paint scheme and 3985 put on a show.
Eastbound UP 5529 with 153 cars pass a westbound with 174 cars lead by 8393 at Wahsatch, Utah. The eastbound was a 3x1 consist and the westbound 2x2x1.
Union Pacific's Salt Lake City to Council Bluffs passenger special crests 6824 ft. Wahsatch Summit near the Wyoming state line on a rainy Sept. 14, 2016 afternoon.
Nearing the Wyoming boarder the train snakes it way through Wahsatch.
The 1996 Olympic Torch Relay passenger train and cauldron car crest 6824 ft. Wahsatch summit on the road to the Summer Games in Atlanta, Georgia.
A Valmy to Black Butte coal empty crests 6824 ft. Wahsatch Summit on July 30, 1993.
Wasatch nearing the Wyoming border in a great place to stretch a train out.
On the return leg of there first trip west. SD70ACe's 8969 8967 and DPU 8968 look good on a winter morning at Wahsatch. They were making break neck speed with the ZGIG1-16.
UP 7667 climbs the grade at Wahsatch nearing the Wyoming border. In tow is a morning eastbound with two ex SP SD70M's 3978 3983 with 108 loads, 43 empties-14,027 tons-9891'. The train also has a D... (more)