Utah Railway with it's empty Intermountain Power coal train starts it's climb up Gilluly.
On the way home from chasing UP 844 out in Nevada. I was able to come across what I believe is the Wendover local in the open expanses of western Utah. Barro is on the Ex Western Pacific line.
The Denver to Salt Lake hot shot makes it way through Echo Canyon in the late evening.
If it is possible to get black lung from railfanning this was the day. It must have been a combination of fine coal load and the wind. Utah Railway 5006 6064 5005 5003 leave a black cloud as the d... (more)
Savage 8620 8619 are stage with there train for the nocturnal run onto the Garfield and Bingham Branches on the Salt Lake Valleys west side.
A beautiful train with the two matching Amtrak heritage units 822 and 145. The train is preparing to depart westward into the night out of Salt Lake City. An autorack train is streaking by to the ... (more)
Final light of the day and a mirror image. UP 5382 8400 and 7421 on the old Western Pacific causeway.
UP 7997 pulls an afternoon stack train around the high speed curve at Lakepoint on the Lynndyl sub.
I couldn't resist getting a shot of this one when I heard it was coming. Amtrak Heritage units as 822 and 145 at the Salt Lake City Amtrak station. Amazingly they arrived into Salt Lake City 45 mi... (more)
Union Pacific SP heritage unit 1996 and UP 100 years of Boy Scouting unit 2010. Are operating a push pull on the west side of the Salt Lake City valley with an Operation Lifesaver train.
Catching the SD50's leading on the Utah Railway is a bit of a treat. Most of the time one of the MK50-3 are used as the leaders for the big SD truck power. Also rare is a pure set of orange in the... (more)
Beautiful train on a beautiful snowy day in south eastern Idaho. Just east of Soda Springs, Idaho.
The Utah is putting on a show as the crew tries to get the train back up to speed after cutting out the helpers.
A long day of railfanning comes to an end with this last shot of the day. This location has become difficult to photograph at th... (more)
One of the few bright spots for railfans in Utah from the UP SP merger was getting BNSF trackage right trains. This Denver to Stockton train is seen in the Price River canyon. ... (more)