Nearly a month prior to the big UP-SP merger, evidence of the new landlord have arrived at Southern Pacific's former Rio Grande Roper Yard in South Salt Lake, Aug. 13, 1996.
A pair of AC4400s in charge of a trainload of taconite as it drifts downgrade past the hamlet of Red Cliff.
SP units leading a UP coal train off the FW&D to Tower 55
The end of an eastbound UP train. The structure in the lower half of the picture was an automobile access for the bridge. The auto access was used from 1917-1949.
The end of an eastbound UP train. The structure in the right and lower half of the picture is an automobile access for the bridge. It is closed and abandoned. The auto access was used from 1917-19... (more)