Solid Rio Grande consists were not common, but still possible to see in mid-2001. Power that had been assigned to Denver-Roper (Salt Lake City) trains in 2000 had now started to appear on the Joi... (more)
DRGW 5407 leads a coal train on the Joint Line near Palmer Lake as a severe thunderstorm hammers Denver in the summer of 1989.
D&RGW 5401 leads a coal train on the Joint Line just north of Palmer Lake in June of 1989.
Assigned to SP's Third Help, a trio of Rio Grande tunnel motors provide dynamic braking as a 92 car Alton & Southern to Roseville manifest descends the 1.99% grade along the Soldier Creek fill at ... (more)
The MRONY heads east into a spring snow squall. Just minutes earlier the sun had been brightly shining and by the time we reach Sagers it would shining again.
T-Motors on the Zephyr Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr has some extra power in the form of two Rio Grande Tunnel Motors on July 7, 1988, as the train flies through Geneva, Utah. EM... (more)
Rio Grande and Southern Pacific EMDs lead a UP export coal train west out of Provo Yard. The vast expanse of the Provo East Bay area is visible from this perspective via the 14th North bridge. Fro... (more)
Some Rio Grande SD40T-2s and SD50s were briefly assigned to home rails during their final years of service before being "patched" and/or retired. Here two DRGW SD40T-2s and an SD50 lead one UP un... (more)
5407 heads west across the Uah desert around Floy with the fast trailers.
A Rio Grande Tunnel Motor leads a UP coal train downgrade through the tunnels at Alray in Cajon Pass, CA