Authentic CNW, UP, and SP Heritage Engines
The first eastbound BNSF Railway officer's special tours the former Rio Grande since trackage rights were granted after the UP-SP merger in 1996. Numerous westbound specials have traversed the rou... (more)
New UP ES44AC No. 8000 leads a short MRONY train near the Thistle Tunnels of Spanish Fork Canyon on June 29, 2013.
Union Pacific's PDVSC2-26 inspection special glides west through Spanish Fork Canyon approaching the Thistle Tunnels on July 26, 2014.
UP's Trona to Skyline coal empty emerges from the Thistle Tunnels on June 6, 2014. The UP 6718 and UP 5696 are still in the tunnel, shoving on the rear of the 95 car train.
Union Pacific's Salt Lake City to Denver freight emerges from the Thistle Tunnels on the morning of the Summer Solstice, 2013.
Utah Railway's CIPSUJ (Intermountain Power - Savage) coal empty emerges from the Thistle Tunnels in Spanish Fork Canyon.
Union Pacific's Salt Lake City to Denver manifest emerges from the 3180 ft. Thistle Tunnel in Utah's Spanish Fork Canyon.
Traffic has temporarily stopped along US Highway 89 as a Union Pacific coal train approaches the twin tunnels at Thistle. This train was loaded on the Savage loop near Price and will be interchang... (more)
A Union Pacific engineering special running from Salt Lake City to Denver heads east on former D&RGW rails near the ghost town of Thistle, Utah. The 6936, an EMD DDA40X is iconic to the UP, and lo... (more)
Union Pacific's Valmy, NV to Skyline, UT coal empty emerges from the 3009 ft. Thistle Tunnel in Spanish Fork Canyon.
Traffic has come to a standstill along US Highway 89 as a Union Pacific Savage coal load moves westward along former D&RGW rails near Thistle, Utah.
Union Pacific's MRONY train emerges from the darkness of the 3009 ft. Thistle tunnel along the former D&RGW Salt Lake City to Denver mainline.
Traffic has come to a standstill along US Highway 89 while a Union Pacific Savage coal load heads west along former D&RGW rails approaching the twin tunnels at Thistle, Utah.
A UP Long Beach, CA to Savage, UT coal empty emerges from a 3009 ft. tunnel on main #1 through the ghost town of Thistle, Utah. Second out in the power consist is SP 343, one of a handful of origi... (more)