On June 27, 1979, Rio Grande's Tintic Local is pictured less than a mile from the Burgin gold mine, navigating desolate sage brush and cedar trees through the foothills of the East Tintic Mountain... (more)
Posed in basic black and imitation gold, Rio Grande's GP9 #5931 in original paint scheme. Photo taken from my slide collection, no photographer listed on slide.
On a clear September morning in 1984, Rio Grande GP9s 5931 and 5904 haul grain along the Tintic Branch at Spanish Fork. By October 1984, D&RGW's first generation EMD power would be removed from se... (more)
A pair of Rio Grande GP9s drag a heavy coal train across the Union Pacific Provo Subdivision at Lakota Crossing. In 1985, these diamonds were removed and switches added to connect UP trains onto t... (more)
A rare evening run of the Tintic Local rambles through fields of corn and alfalfa with empties to load at Geneva's dolomite quarry at Keigley. Photo captured from the elevated shoulder of Intersta... (more)
Rio Grande's Tintic Local arrives at the the Burgin gold mine in the East Tintic Mountains of Utah.
Two EMD GP9s (5931, 5904) and two EMD SD7s (5300, 5302) prepare to depart Provo for Roper Yard in South Salt Lake. Provo offered one of the more photogenic backgrounds for a switching yard along t... (more)
After dropping off three loads of grain at the Elberta elevator, Rio Grande train #669 returns to Provo Yard through the vast expanse of Utah's rural Goshen Valley.