As a condition of the UP/MP/WP merger, trackage rights were granted to D&RGW over the former MP between Pueblo and Kansas City. That is why this black and gold mountain climber is leading a westb... (more)
A new SD40T-2 leads a Rio Grande freight through the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon on May 13, 1976.
Three Rio Grande tunnel motors, albeit one is in SP colors, traverse the horseshoe curve at Austin on Rio Grande's scenic North Fork branch. The local train dropped off empties and picked up loads... (more)
Impressive storm lighting over the nearby Wasatch ratchets up the drama of a Rio Grande grain load heading west through Mapleton on June 10, 1989. The quartet of UP SD40-2s were pooled from Denver... (more)
Rio Grande train #146 with a mix of piggybacks and forest products, ramps it up on the approach to Spanish Fork Canyon.
An eastbound coal train led by three Rio Grande Tunnel Motors curves through the stark, lunar-like landscape approaching Floy, Utah, on August 4, 1996. This is a view from a peak in the Bookcliffs... (more)
Under grey skies, a westbound hotshot smudges the snowy landscape as it thunders through Flat siding, west of Parshall, in January 1982 behind 5373, 5369, 3028, 5329 and 3011.
DRGW 5375 is at home on familar rails as it leads a Westbound UP mainfest train on the Eastern side of the Moffat Tunnel line. Trailing unit, UP 102, is far from home and out of place on this stre... (more)