MITCHELL CO Oct 6 1978 -- A famous location on Tennessee Pass with lots of photos taken. This is my version. Rio Grande SD40T-2 5342 takes the S curves on its way west. Web site drgw.net reports t... (more)
Well, I might take a plane I might take a train; But if I have to walk I'm going just the same; I'm going to Kansas City; Kansas City, here I comeA Rio Grande eastbound, heading to ... (more)
The Rio Grande had been gone for eight years and the SP for nearly a year, and an all Rio Grande powered UP coal train was still a possibility in 1997. DRGW 5342, DRGW 5395, DRGW 5505, and DRGW 54... (more)
While living in Colorado I would often make trips to Utah to catch the final Grande units in action. On one such trip I had a buddy fly in to Salt Lake City and we ventured around Soldier Summit e... (more)
Four tunnel motors haul a grain train through Little 10 Curve all the while climbing the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies en-route to Fresno, CA. Scanned from a Kodachrome slide.
Three of the major players in the Utah rail scene meet on the former D&RGW at Soldier Summit.
There was a time when the Rio Grande/SP ran grain trains west from Denver. Rio Grande 5342 leads a corn train bound for Fresno around Little 10 curve. In the background is the siding of Clay. Scan... (more)
The SP was down to its last week of existence as four tunnel motors, three Rio Grande and one SP, climb toward Cape Horn