A quartet of Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors power Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” past mile 607.4 east of Wash, Utah, on February 4, 2003. The train is hauling contaminated dirt and munic... (more)
On February 9, 2006, Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 Tunnel Motor No. 5371 leads Union Pacific SD40-2 No. 3747 and a patched former Southern Pacific SD40-2M No. 2776 on a very short three-car LJP45 dirt tr... (more)
Riding to a switchBrakeman A.J. “Allen” Sillitoe rides the steps of Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2 No. 5371 to the next switch while setting out dirt train cars at Wash, Utah, on October 25, 20... (more)
Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” passes through a gap in the rocky cliffs that is also shared with the Price River called Wellington Canyon just east of Wash, Utah, on June 23, 2004. The westbou... (more)
The effects of water on desert landscapes is evident in this vista of the eastbound Union Pacific LJP45 “dirt train” local at West Mounds, Utah, on April 6, 2005. A pair of Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2s... (more)
On a bright, late autumn day, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train,” hauling contaminated dirt and municipal waste, passes mile 607.4 east of Wash, Utah, on November 21, 2003. Three Rio Grande EMD SD... (more)
Clearing a slow order east of Wash, Utah, westbound Union Pacific LJP45 “dirt train” powered by three Rio Grande SD40T-2s belches black smoke crossing Bridge 607.46 on October 8, 2004.
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr curves out of Wash, Utah, and is entering Wellington Canyon on May 12, 2006. Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” from Helper waits at the east end of Wash sidin... (more)
The dirt train winds threw the Wash yard with empties that were just unloaded down the line on the Sunnyside branch. After doing there switching duties at Wash they will proceed on to Helper.
Powered by four Rio Grande Tunnel Motors, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” departs Wellington Canyon and heads eastbound into the desert east of Wash, Utah, on July 27, 2002.
This BNSF freight train has trackage rights on the UP main. Here DPU's push against a long BNSF freight train.
Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” local crosses Bridge 607.28 east of Wash on January 30, 2003. Four aging, but more than capable, Rio Grande Tunnel Motors power the train; Nos. 5354, 5390, 5349 ... (more)
Some old warriors still earning their keep on the contaminated dirt train. A SD40-2 and 2 SD60M's out in Utah's east desert.