SP's Creede Local sets out 16 cars of interchange traffic for the San Luis Central Railroad at Sugar Junction. The 3155, one of the last new D&RGW locomotives, seems right at home in Colorado's Ri... (more)
SP's Creede Local heads west through the San Luis Valley with 16 cars of interchange traffic for the San Luis Central Railroad at Sugar Junction.
The Alamosa based Creede Local shoves from the branch to a spur track with Scale Test car X-0450 between the D&RGW 01489 and the 3155. The crew will soon evaluate the accuracy of a weigh scale at ... (more)
A Rio Grande GP60 couples to caboose 01489 at Sugar Junction on the Creede Branch. For their next move, the crew will retrieve Scale Test car X-0450 at Zinzer and take it to Monte Vista for testin... (more)
A Rio Grande GP60 assigned to work the Creede Local turns on the wye near the historic D&RGW roundhouse in Alamosa, Colorado. The sturdy brick structure that served both narrow and standard gauge ... (more)
The westbound American Orient Express meets Rio Grande GP60 No. 3155 leading Union Pacific’s MRODV (Salt Lake City to Denver) freight at Rocky, Colorado, on June 25, 1998.
Before the F40PHs came to the Ski Train, UP provided the power, and for several years, that was two (of three) of the Rio Grande GP60s. A summer version of the Ski Train, operated to Winter Park f... (more)
A summer Ski Train exits Tunnel 1, east of Plainview, Colorado, on July 29, 2000. The train is pulled by a pair of Rio Grande GP60s, and led by the 3155. The Ski Train was operated during the summ... (more)
Westbound Rio Grande Ski Train, powered by two GP60s, approaches tunnel #1 on its way to Winter Park, Colorado on the Moffat Route.
Via trackage rights over the Santa Fe, this SP train with DRGW power leading is seen westbound at Ormonde.
The Ski Train was using UP owned, DRGW numbered units in 1996. A late Amtrak train 6, The CZ, had P32-8BWH 509 Pepsi Can that cold evening.
UP Local To TXI Perlite Plant With A Trio Of DRGW's Reverses Up The Rocky Spur As Manafest With UP 5811 Heads West Toward Big 10 Curves.