A westbound Rio Grande coal train crosses over Blue Mountain Drive on the approach to Coal Creek Canyon in July 1984. Five EMD SD40T-2 Tunnel Motors (Nos. 5358, 5367, 5402, 5379 and 5413) lead lon... (more)
A pair of Rio Grande SD40T-2s lead a mixed freight just east of Thompson, Utah.
With three SD40T-2s and two SD50s for power, Rio Grande coal train #775 rolls west approaching the single track mainline at Pipe Mill. In the distance, some 20 miles away by rail, an overnight sto... (more)
Rio Grande train #146 rolls east through Lakota Junction while Geneva Steel works to build Utah County's economy and its infamous brown cloud of pollution.
Four Rio Grande engines (3 SD40T-2's and a SD50) head around the horse shoe curve at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon West of Denver. Notice the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe mid-train helpers in... (more)
Cooling its heels for an westbound meet, a quintet of Tunnel Motors, lead by 5358, sit in the hole at Glenwood Springs with their eastbound coal on a frosty morning in October 1981.
A light overnight fall of snow highlights surrounding mountains as an eastbound coal empty sit in the hole at Glenwood Springs for a cross in October 1981. The line up was 5358, 5379, 5367, 5413 a... (more)
An eastbound coal, behind 5358 5379 5367 5413 5401, sits in the hole at Glenwood Springs awaiting a short westbound freight in October 1981. An brief overnight fall of snow sits on the adjacent mo... (more)
The silence of the Green River Desert is briefly interrupted by the passage of SP's hot Roper-Denver trailer train. Looks are deceiving though, as the trailers are at the rear of the train, behind... (more)