Following the Book Cliffs in the Utah desert, Rio Grande’s Potash Local powered by EMD GP40-2 Nos. 3125 and 3117 climbs westbound over Thompson Hill just east of Thompson in July 1984. The four id... (more)
Rio Grande EMD GP40-2 Nos. 3125 and 3117 power the Potash Local westbound over Thompson Hill just east of Thompson, Utah, in July 1984. The four idler flat cars between the three tank cars, along ... (more)
Rio Grande's Pleasant Valley Local arrives at the new Valley Camp coal loading facility on Jan. 17, 1976. If you check the Google map link in satellite mode, you will see that nothing remains toda... (more)
Rio Grande's Pleasant Valley Local pushes new snow through Scofield on its way to the Valley Camp mine on January 17, 1976.
A relatively new EMD GP40-2 leads a Rio Grande work train at Narrows in Spanish Fork Canyon. The D&RGW was in the process of installing CTC between Springville and Soldier Summit on Oct. 10, 1975.
Rio Grande's daily Grand Junction to Roper freight prepares to plunge into the 403 ft. long Nolan Tunnel on the westward climb to Soldier Summit. The ruling grade at this point in Price Canyon is ... (more)
Rio Grande's daily #101 train glides downgrade through Spanish Fork Canyon just west of Castilla. When was the last time you spotted a 1973 Pontiac Catalina? Both the lead locomotive, a GP40-2, an... (more)
Rio Grande's workaday freight #151 grinds its way west up the 2.4% grade approaching the Kyune Tunnels. The 151 shuttled cars between East Yard in Grand Junction and Roper Yard in South Salt Lake.... (more)
A Rio Grande GP40-2 leads Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 east through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.
With a Rio Grande GP40-2 in the lead, Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 curves eastward through Price Canyon at Castle Gate, Utah.
Rio Grande "Rail Blazer" overnight Salt Lake City to Denver intermodal train is almost home as it descends the Front Range at Rocky, CO.
The five Tunnel Motors having gone past, it was time to concentrate on the helpers. Taken across the top of a train of loaded MoPac coal hoppers, 3125 and 3197 blur the winter background with thei... (more)
An eastbound freight swings down through the Price River Canyon from Castle Gate towards Utah Railway Junction behind 3125 3034 3058 3079 and 3114 in October 1981.