This trio of immaculate General Electric E60’s has the morning, loaded, train well in hand as they climb a short, steep grade that takes them out of eastern Utah’s Coyote Basin. Today’s train is a... (more)
Eastbound unit coal empties of Deseret Power Railway swing through a sweeping “s curve” at milepost 24 in colorful and remote Coyote Basin, Utah, on October 20, 2015.
Deseret Ry’s empty morning train is seen here dropping down this steep, but thankfully short, grade onto the floor of Coyote Basin at around MP 27 or so.
Coyote Basin, Utah. That is the vast, colorful area in the background of this photo. The Colorado state line is in the hills just behind the last line of colorful rocks in the mid distance. That d... (more)
With colorful Coyote Basin stretching off into the distance, the Deseret Power Ry’s afternoon loaded train is fully stretched out on this short grade. The train is 44 loaded aluminum coal hoppers;... (more)
Anyone who has ventured out to eastern Utah to photograph the Deseret Power Ry. knows that it runs through a very sparsely populated area. It doesn't run through a single town. There are no at gra... (more)
Deseret Ry’s E60 6000 hp electric #DPR-1 leads 2 more E60’s and a 44 car empty coal train through the colorful badlands of eastern Utah’s Coyote Basin. The colorful rocks exposed here are Tertiar... (more)