SP's Alton & Southern to Roper mixed freight arrives at its final destination in South Salt Lake on Sept. 28, 1992.
The Denver & Rio Grande Western does its best to cheat the forces of Gravity at Gilluly on Aug. 27, 1988. Coal loads descend the 1.98% grade while ballast loads climb toward Soldier Summit.
Remember when coal trains were a little more interesting? A Rio Grande SD40T-2/SD50 combo leads a trio of UP SD60s east through Springville, bound for the coal mines in Carbon County. You wouldn't... (more)
The peculiar green hue of the surrounding mountains are evident as a westbound empty coal train for the Craig branch approaches the junction at Orestod behind 5388 5367 5375 5413 in June 1981.
A westbound empty coal climbs up above Bond as it takes the Craig branch from Orestod behind filthy 5388 and sisters 5367 5375 and 5413 in June 1981.
Quartet of DRGW SD40T-2's pass through UP's East LA yard, after cutting out its coal hoppers down at the Port of Los Angeles.