DRGW 5515 and 3 other SD50's have just begun loading at the Pittsburgh & Midway mine near Oak Creek, Colorado. This mine is now inactive and everything in this photo, except the rails, has been re... (more)
Dropping into Pando, Colorado, on the steep 3-percent grade of Tennessee Pass is a westbound Rio Grande freight on September 8, 1992. The grade eases a bit through Pando, but will continue again l... (more)
Having passed through North America’s 4th longest tunnel (6.2 miles), apparently the brakeman was going back to check an engine problem. Inside Moffat Tunnel D&RGW 5515 East crested the highest e... (more)
Rio Grande's Kansas City auto train No. 179 tops 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on May 20, 1989. Moments earlier, the 179 removed its helper engine (a single SD40T-2 on the point, going backwards) prior ... (more)
Rio Grande's 152 general freight glides east through a super elevated curve approaching Springville on May 16, 1989. Behind the SD50/SD40T-2 power combo is a cut of nine D&RGW box cars of copper c... (more)
Westbound DRGW coal empty had five SD50's led by 5515, 5517 and 5503. Water tank remains in 2004 as Utah Junction landmark. UP has rid itself of most DRGW SD50's. Train was departing North Yard.