A couple of sets of Rio Grande power rest behind the hump tower at the railroad’s yard in Grand Junction, Colorado, on July 8, 1988. EMD GP40 No. 3151 the former Penn Central/Conrail No. 3166, and... (more)
A trio of nine-month-old SD50’s leads Rio Grande Train 701 west through Oak Creek, Colorado.
Leaving Phippsburg for the Energy Mine, Rio Grande Train 701 is about to duck under Colorado Route 131.
Rio Grande Train 701 waits to depart the west end of the yard in Phippsburg, Colorado. The train of empty hoppers arrived earlier from Public Service of Colorado’s Cherokee Generation Station in D... (more)
Rio Grande Train 87 is making track speed as it crosses the Colorado River at McCoy, Colorado. This is the easternmost section of the Dotsero Cutoff.
Rio Grande Train 138 leaves the more open land at Azure and enters a narrow shelf as it dives into the narrow confines of Gore Canyon, Colorado.
DRGW 5344 eastbound at Crescent, CO, Oct 3, 1982.
DRGW 5771 with the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr at Grand Junction, CO, Apr 16, 1983 (final westbound run Apr 23, eastbound Apr 24). The train less than two weeks from its final run, with the train... (more)
Rio Grande EMD GP40 No. 3079 leads Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr at the station stop at Grand Junction, Colorado, on February 25, 1988. Because of the large length of the Zephyr in this era... (more)
DRGW 5771 leads the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr, nearing Dotsero, CO, on Apr 2, 1983. In less than 3 weeks, the Rio Grande Zephyr would be no more.
DRGW 3014 and 3003 with caboose 01487 at Rocky, CO, Dec 10, 1983.
DRGW 5914 at Glenwood Springs, CO, Apr 17, 1983.
DRGW 5771 leading the last run of westbound train 17 at Clay, Co, Apr 23, 1983. A sad day indeed.
DRGW 5771 leads the eastbound Rio Grande Sephyr through Dotsero, CO, on Apr 1, 1983.
DRGW 5391 leads Train # 165 at Palmer Lake, CO, Oct 22, 1983. Even small Palmer Lake has changed much since this image was taken.