Dear Tunnel Motors: We miss you dearly. Please come back! Well, I know, that is not likely to happen. In better times, Rio Grande 5380 and 5381 find themselves assigned to work the Helper Local, s... (more)
Already 10 years of age and looking great (blt. Jan. 1977), Rio Grande SD40T-2 #5380 awaits its next assignment at Roper Yard in South Salt Lake.
A pair of EMD tunnel motors lead Rio Grande train #151, a general freight run as needed between Grand Junction's East Yard and South Salt Lake's Roper Yard. The 5380 and 5384 are passing an iron t... (more)
An eastbound coal, headed by 5380 5402 5349 5366 and 5413, slows for the speed restriction for Byers Canyon in August 1981.
An eastbound coal climbs slowly through Byers Canyon behind 5380 5402 5349 5366 5413 in August 1981.
Rear end helpers at the end of the push from Denver.
A DRGW westbound, having crested Tennessee Pass at 10,200ft. about a mile back, approaches Mitchell at 9900ft. & continues its descent towards the Colorado River. http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?... (more)