Clipping through Kobe: Rio Grande EMD GP40-2 No. 3107 leads the Malta Turn through Kobe, Colorado, on March 8, 1999, on the last run of the local to Malta by Union Pacific. Interesting how “thin” ... (more)
Eastbound Train 126 behind a GP40-2 meets a westbound 775 coal train at Gilluly on the 2% grade to Soldier Summit. Scanned from a color print.
Rio Grande's hot Denver to Roper Trailers zigs and zags through the Kyune Gooseneck the evening of June 17, 1990.
The westbound Amtrak California Zephyr climbs around the stiff curve at Coal Creek Canyon on the front range of the Rockies at milepost 23 on the Rio Grande's Moffat line. One of the train's F40s ... (more)
Rio Grande's hot DVROT heads west running parallel to U.S. Highway 6 and the meandering White River near Soldier Summit. The bright red Santa Fe box cars are en route to Southwire Company on the B... (more)
Rio Grande's Subdivision 6 mainline bisects the Utah County city of Lehi with broad curves at either end of town. Photographing trains in the mornings on the east side of the track was challenging... (more)
At the end of a 570 mile, 14 hour overnight journey from Denver, Rio Grande's Railblazer train 103 arrives at Roper Yard in South Salt Lake the morning of July 29, 1989.
On August 26, 1986, Rio Grande's Helper Local had the pleasure of taking a side trip down the Tintic Branch with 10 loads of turkey feed for the Spanish Fork rail to truck transload site.
Rio Grande train 126 grinds eastward along Soldier Creek through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.
Rio Grande train #752 rambles slowly along the Tintic Branch with 10 cars of Moroni grain for the rail to truck transload site at Spanish Fork Sugar Factory. The lanes of Interstate 15 border this... (more)
On July 4, 1983, the D&RGW opened a new mainline through the Thistle Tunnel, bypassing the old town of Thistle buried beneath a 300 foot natural dam and submerged beneath a new lake. The first thr... (more)
On a very wintery day in January 1982, 3107 and 3069 make their way from Azure siding into Gore Canyon with a short eastbound freight.