An eastbound Rio Grande freight climbs the steep 3-percent grade of Tennessee Pass at Mitchell on a July 1984 morning. A total of 18,600 horsepower of EMD locomotives is clawing at the rails with ... (more)
Denver and Rio Grande Western GP40 No. 3083 is the east unit on a helper set at Minturn, Colorado, in July 1984. Behind No. 3083 is a GP40-2, a SD40T-2, a SD45, and two more SD40T-2s. One track ov... (more)
A long eastbound bulk train of finished lumber approaches the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon at Sutro. 11,749 ft, Mt. Timpanogos is visible on the north side of Utah Valley. Rio Grande's westward ma... (more)
With the lens bunching up the fishplates to make the short track lengths appear even shorter, short westbound #79 crosses the Eagle River at Eagle in December 1981, behind GP40s 3083 and 3074.
eastbound Rio Grande train climbing Wastach Mountain grade near Narrows, UT
On a clear morning, 3083 3096 3112 3142 3094 3116 takes the main at Plainview with an eastbound freight while crossing the westbound Amtrak California Zephyr in September 1985