An afternoon westbound Deseret Power Railway unit coal train is making a run at grade over Holum Pass at milepost 2 west of the Deserado Mine Loadout on the afternoon of October 21, 2015. Three Ge... (more)
On October 20, 2015, an eastbound Deseret Power Railway empty unit coal train rolls through the curve at milepost 24 in colorful Coyote Basin, Utah.
Deseret Power Railway’s westbound unit coal train passes milepost 1 west of the Deserado Mine loadout north of Rangely, Colorado, on the afternoon of October 21, 2015. Three General Electric E60C-... (more)
On October 19, 2015, an afternoon run of the Deseret Power Railway’s unit coal train has just crested Holum Pass and is now dropping downgrade past milepost 7 at Blue Mountain, Colorado.
You are looking at Coyote Basin in far eastern Utah. The Colorado state line is just in front of Raven Ridge, that tree covered ridge in the background. No one lives out here; no ranches, no homes... (more)
On the afternoon of October 21, 2015, Deseret Power Railway’s westbound unit coal train is making a run for Holum Pass two miles west of the Deserado Mine Loadout north of Rangely, Colorado. Three... (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.
Mid-afternoon empties on their way back east to the mine for another load. The Colorado state line is ~2 miles to the east.
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.
On the morning of October 20, 2015, a westbound Deseret Power Railway unit coal train thrums past milepost 20 at Mormon Gap, Colorado.
This trio of immaculate General Electric E60’s has the morning, loaded, train well in hand as they climb a short, steep grade that takes them out of eastern Utah’s Coyote Basin. Today’s train is a... (more)