Two SD60M and a SD40-2 perform a little switching at Wash with the contaminated dirt train. UP 2423 is really belching the black smoke.
It really does snow in the desert, as this scene on Union Pacific’s Green River Subdivision in Utah illustrates. A short UP LJP45 local, also known as the “dirt train,” is about to pass over the s... (more)
Amtrak No. 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, curves through the desert between Wash and Mounds, Utah, on the morning of July 26, 2002.
Somber gray clouds hang over the Wasatch Range on the morning of January 30, 2003, as Rio Grande SD40T-2 No. 5371 leads the Union Pacific “dirt train” past mile 607.4 west of Wash, Utah. Engineer ... (more)
In a view from a plateau overlooking Price River Valley where it flows into the intermountain desert, the eastbound Union Pacific “dirt train” curves through the cut at mile 607.35 on the Green Ri... (more)
On May 24, 2002, in a vista just east of Wash, Utah, a quartet of Rio Grande Tunnel Motors cross a bridge over the Price River and enter Wellington Canyon. The eastbound “dirt train” (contaminated... (more)
Brakeman Rick Wyers rides the front of Rio Grande Tunnel Motor No. 5371 while switching cars at Wash, Utah, on November 6, 2007.
The eastbound Union Pacific “dirt train” curves through the cut at mile 607.35 on the Green River Subdivision main line east of Wash, Utah, on a pleasant June 22, 2004. This train was the last job... (more)
Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” local out of Helper, Utah, is westbound at Bridge 607.28 east of Wash on February 4, 2003. The four Rio Grande Tunnel Motors powering this train are 5390, 5354, ... (more)
The only time the sun peeked thru the clouds all day!