Great Tonnage Pullers: Rio Grande SD9s No. 5311 and 5308 pause just outside the Roper Diesel Shop in South Salt Lake on Jan. 14, 1977.
A group of classic first generation EMDs idle away at Rio Grande's Roper Yard on Friday, July 2, 1976.
First and second generation EMDs mingle at Provo Yard on May 21, 1976 (DRGW 5308, 5932, 5952, 3118, 3117).
A pair of consecutively numbered EMD SD9s switch the west end of Rio Grande's Provo Yard. Both were acquired by the D&RGW from EMD in July 1957 and retired late in 1991.
On a fine October 1977 afternoon, a pair of Rio Grande SD9s await their next assignment on the mainline out of Provo Yard. D&RGW 5308 and 5309 were built new by EMD for the Rio Grande in July 1957... (more)
Veteran SD9s 5308 and 5314 haul a WP transfer train from the UP yard to D&RGW's Roper Yard in Salt Lake City, complete with caboose and WP power 3533 3322 3053 3058 3543 3502 3556 3511 in October ... (more)