With their loaded train emptied, the Deseret rips back east just outside of the Bonanza Generating Station.
The Deseret Power Railway is the last electric-powered coal hauling railroad left since the closure of the Black Mesa & Lake Powell and the Navajo Mine Railroad. A loaded coal train is seen here h... (more)
Deseret Power Railway begins the climb out of the Martian like landscape of Utah's Coyote Basin with 44 loads & 7200 tons of coal for the Bonanza Power Plant.
Deseret Power Railway coal loads are westbound at Mormon Gap near milepost 21 on their way to the power plant at Bonanza,UT.
Deseret Power Railway eastbound empties are nearing Deserado Mine near Dinosaur,CO with the standard trio of General Electric E60 locomotives.
Deseret Power Railway morning empties drop down at 'Midway' to go under Highway 64 on its way back to the mine.
The Deseret Power Railway brings 44 loads of coal starting up Holum Pass not far out of the mine heading towards the power plant at Bonanza.
The Deseret Power Railway train creeps along the loop track at a steady half mile per hour while loading 44 cars of coal from the Deserado Mine.
The Deseret Power Railroad: Definitely a highlight of the "Spike 150" trip in early May 2019, we were able to find ourselves seeing the isolated and little-seen railroad that is the Dese... (more)
If you want to get away, the Deseret Railway is the place for you! The Deseret exists solely to transport coal from the Deserado Coal Mine to the Bonanza Power Plant, located about 35 miles apart.... (more)
Three of Deseret Power Railroad's GE E60C's lead the evening empty hopper train east underneath Utah route 45, having just departed Deseret Power Electric Cooperative's plant near Bonanza, Utah.
The loaded morning train is heading for the Bonanza, Utah power plant with the 44-car train and DPR E60s, DPR-1, 2 and 4, leading the consist.
The empty morning train is departing the Bonanza, Utah power plant for the Deserado Mine to load the 44-car train with DPR E60s, DPR-1, 2 and 4, leading the consist.
The empty morning train is positioned at the Deserado Mine to load the 44-car train with DPR E60s, DPR-1, 2 and 4, leading the consist.