Running on rights granted as part of the UP/MP merger, a D&RGW train from Kansas City is westbound on UP's former Missouri Pacific Pueblo line. This traffic would grow substantially in following ... (more)
Rio Grande's 662 local enters the Tintic Branch while departing the eastward main track at Springville. The crew has several stops to make including a GS gondola load of scrap for Spanish Fork, co... (more)
After meeting the Railblazer at Mesa, Rio Grande's 662 local roars eastward into Lehi with a short consist for Provo Yard. The Helper Local (train 772) was right behind the 662 as Dispatcher 5 iss... (more)
Rio Grande Maintenance of Way forces were busy dumping slag ballast along the westward main track east of Springville the morning of July 22, 1988.
A matched quartet of Rio Grande GP30s (3018, 3013, 3016, 3003) lead train 663 west through Provo Junction on March 22, 1988.
A pair of classic Rio Grande EMDs are switching at the west end of Provo Yard in June 1977. GP30 #3018 was built new for the D&RGW in Feb. 1963 while GP35 #3032 was build new in May 1964. By 1998,... (more)
With a five pack of EMD geeps for power, a Rio Grande manifest curves east through the Green River Desert near Thompson Springs. The winter of 1978-79 must have been a wet one with abundant greene... (more)
The conductor of a Rio Grande freight offers the photographer a friendly wave as his train heads east through the Green River Desert near Thompson. Afternoon storms are brewing over the La Salle M... (more)