Power for Rio Grande's Short Line Transfer and the Midvale Tramp await a call at the Roper Diesel Shop on July 19, 1983.
One of my favorite 'high hood' EMDs, Rio Grande SD9 No. 5310 works the morning switch job at Provo Yard on Dec. 12, 1976.
While searching for a suitable location to photograph the pending Rio Grande Zephyr, we spotted the Provo Switcher milling about in the former Salt Lake and Utah Railroad interchange yard called '... (more)
First generation EMDs congregate along Rio Grande's Roper diesel shop in South Salt Lake.
Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp coasts to a stop at Kennecott Copper's interchange yard below the power plant in Magna.
Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp heads north through fields of winter wheat, bound for the Kennecott Copper Corp. interchange yard in Magna. Today this vast open space is filled with commercial business... (more)
Due to a fatal automobile accident involving Rio Grande's Midvale Tramp in West Jordan, the D&RGW sought ways to increase the train's visibility. SD9 #5310 was modified to include a oscillating Gy... (more)
A D&RGW employee offers the Rio Grande Zephyr a rollby from the cab of his SD9 at North Yard in Denver, Colorado. The Rio Grande welcomed riders to take photos from the vestibule of their beautifu... (more)
Engineer Bob Pace keeps an eye out for brakeman Fred Demaskie's hand signals working the afternoon switcher at Provo Yard. Note the mill gondola loaded with coil steel from nearby Geneva Works. Ca... (more)
Engineer Bob Pace pilots his EMD 'Cadillac' SD9 through D&RGW's Provo Yard. If I had a time machine, I'd ask Eddie Anderson, the Provo Trainmaster how come a BN refrigerator car ended up in Provo.... (more)
Late in 1976, Provo Trainmaster Eddie Anderson requested EMD SD7/SD9s to handle heavy tonnage trains between Geneva Steel and Provo. The newly arrived 5310 is photographed working the west end of ... (more)
DRGW SD9 5310 idles quietly at Denver's North Yard between swithing moves.