With two GP40-2s charging up the 2% grade, Rio Grande’s ski train is a little over half way to the slopes at Winter Park at the west portal of Moffat Tunnel. The unique motor car shed at Pineclif... (more)
A short Rio Grande 187 train glides west through Ironton (near Provo) on June 24, 1987. D&RGW GP40-2 No. 3115 would be destroyed in a wreck when it struck a rockslide at Cliff, Colorado on Septemb... (more)
A tranquil summer evening in '87 finds Rio Grande's Railblazer train #102 heading east through the Jordan Narrows, 20 miles south of downtown Salt Lake City.
A westbound Rio Grande manifest freight descends the grade from Soldier Summit through the horseshoe at Gilluly on March 27, 1977. A GP40-2, a GP35, and three GP30s lead the colorful train with a ... (more)
3115, 3064 and 3113 swing into the curve at Kobe, south of Leadville, on a short westbound freight in October 1981.
There's still snow on the ground in May on the Front Range.
Consecutively numbered 3115 and 3114 receive attention inside the hallowed walls of the DRGW Burnham Works in Denver in September 1981. 3115 was scrapped in 1992 after a wreck at Cliff the previou... (more)