Loaded with coal bound for Public Service of Colorado’s Cherokee plant in Denver, Rio Grande Train 702 approaches Oak Creek, Colorado.
What could be better than classic EMD tunnel motors pulling boxcars? SP's Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Roper, Utah manifest freight is about 10 miles from its final final destination in South Salt Lake... (more)
Rio Grande's lumber drag train 126 departs Helper Yard for Grand Junction the evening of June 25, 1988.
Rio Grande lumber drag 126 rolls downgrade through Castle Gate the afternoon of June 25, 1988. The coal conveyor in the background leads to Utah Power & Light's Carbon Power Plant (now owned by Pa... (more)
Dwarfed by the surrounding mountains, 5343, 5370, 5392, 5333 and 5325 slowly make their way out of Minturn towards Tennessee Pass in July 1981. In the distance the two sets of helpers can be detec... (more)
Rio Grime! 5343, 5370, 5392, 5333 and 5325 slowly exit the tunnel at Tennessee Pass followed by a pall of choking black exhaust in July 1981. This monster one hundred car eastbound coal train (#79... (more)
Taken from hundreds of feet up at Gilman, #790 eastbound coal climbs slowly through Belden siding in July 1981, crossing the Eagle River behind 5343 5370 5392 5335 and 5325, assisted by nine helpe... (more)
The Southern Pacific was down to the last hours of its existence as DRGW 5343 led a Westbound manifest out of Shed 10 onto Butte Canyon Trestle