Union Pacific's last true D&RGW unit leads the "dirt train" local through Wellington Canyon. It appears the 5371 and company are acting their age!
The last Rio Grande locomotive basks in the sun after its local run. taken with permission from a very gracious crew and yard manager
The real DRGW Heritage Unit congregates with road power at Helper Yard
For a Rio Grande "fix" Helper is still the place to be (but just barely). In bright morning sun, D&RGW 5371 and company switch at the west end of Helper yard.
The last "real" Rio Grande unit highballs towards Helper with the dirt train.
With UP about to unveil the new "Heritage" Rio Grande paint scheme, here's a shot of the very last unpatched Rio Grande unit arriving at Mounds.
Rio Grande 5371 sets out a tank car to the team track off the siding in downtown Price.
The last original D&RGW unit on the Union Pacific works the "dirt train" at East Price.
The last Rio Grande diesel without a UP number awaits an assignment.
A Rio Grande Moment to Savor: D&RGW 5371 retrieves an ex-D&RGW covered hopper in a former D&RGW desert town...
Rio Grande 5371 makes a very rare appearance on Cedar Hill with a covered hopper retrieved at Green River, Utah.
Just after sunrise, Rio Grande 5371 works the former D&RGW yard at Helper.
A bright assortment of UP power greets a passing BNSF manifest, late in the day at Helper yard.
The last original D&RGW unit on today's Union Pacific emerges from the twin Kyune Tunnels on the climb to Soldier Summit grade.
For now, the "dirt train" consist still includes a Rio Grande tunnel motor. The sun appeared briefly to illuminate this scene on an otherwise cloudy and snowy day.