Just a few minutes after the RUT311 local with it's GP38-3's had passed. The RUT312 with GP40-3's 3000 and 3002 passed over the same rails, against a yellow signal. In my experience the 312 doesn'... (more)
The first of two Utah Railway locals, running on the same track minutes apart from each other. A pair of GP38-3 2008 and 2007, lead the RUT311 past downtown Salt Lake City. These two GP38-3's were... (more)
UP 8806 and 4341 are the sole power for the MNPWC.
Utah Railway runs it's daily afternoon local, the RUT312. I was just telling myself that I hadn't seen the 2001, and 2002 ,for awhile. Apparently all I had to do is ask myself the question, as 200... (more)
A North Platte, to West Colton, manifest. Heads across the Lynndyl Subdivision, for an afternoon run.
UP 7860 looks to already be on it's second pain job. Was surprised to see it looking as good as it does for the age of the locomotive.
Utah Railway 2006, and 2004, roll through Murray, Utah. It was good to get 2006 leading, I haven't caught that one much.
Utah Railway GP38-3's 2006, and 2004, are framed with the Utah State Capital and the Salt Lake City skyline.
Changing of the guard, on July 1 The Rio Tinto (Kennecott) switching contract was taken over by Railserve (RSSX), from Omaha track. The last of the former operator locomotives SSRX 279, 3670 3510 ... (more)
I stumbled onto the Savage Bingham & Garfield GP38's out on the Garfield Branch. They are on the spur that goes into the Frito Lay plant.
Just on the outskirts of Tooele, Utah. UP 1996 is at the railroad milepost of Warner MP751.
UP 1996 rolls past the town of Stockton. The train now will begin to pick up speed, and really leave civilization for awhile.
UP 1996 High Ball! Warner, Utah.
I was starting to lose hope I would catch the 1996. He tied down from about 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Which turned out to be a blessing, as he departed as the lighting was getting good. UP 1996 ro... (more)
Like a horse running for the barn door. The RUT 311 has a strait shot back to their yard and Midvale, the crew isn't messing around getting their.