On Christmas Eve 1987, Rio Grande train No. 142 climbs through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.
So . . . who's ready for winter? Rio Grande train No. 142 glides through snowy Mapleton on Christmas Eve, 1987. The 5391 continues to solider on, employed by the Wheeling & Lake Erie and looking m... (more)
Rio Grande's mixed freight 142 has a colorful power consist as it rolls through Utah County approaching Lakota Junction on June 16, 1989. The fifth engine was a big surprise in the form of Rio Gra... (more)
While a fisherman attempts to reel in a few from the Price River, my 'catch of the day' was an SD45 leading a Rio Grande auto train on Soldier Summit!
Low lying clouds clear in time for the sun to illuminate the 142 in Spanish Fork Canyon. Rio Grande Industries acquisition of the Southern Pacific is becoming more and more visible by this point i... (more)
New Year's Day '88 finds Rio Grande's 142 train gliding east through Maxwell with a nicely matched quartet of EMD GP40-2s.
The engineer of Rio Grande train 142 cranks up the dynamics at Kyune in preparation for the steep descent through Price Canyon to Castle Gate.
Four EMD tunnel motors power Rio Grande train 142 across the Provo Mill Race canal on a chilly Jan. 10, 1988 morning.
On New Year's Day 1988, Rio Grande train 142 tops 7440 ft. Soldier Summit. Dispatcher 5 has lined a westbound train down the eastward main track at Positive ABS 6519E.
Rio Grande mixed freight 142 rolls east of Riverton on Oct. 15, 1987.
On a sunny New Year's Day 1988, Rio Grande's 142 train has a nicely matched quartet of GP40-2s pulling east through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.
On Christmas Eve '87, Rio Grande train No. 142 climbs east through Spanish Fork Canyon approaching Castilla.
A triplicity of Rio Grande cabooses (DRGW 01468, DRGW 01503, DRGW 01447) follow train #142 east through Lakota Junction on August 29, 1987.
On the Fourth of July in '87, Rio Grande train #142 emerges from the Thistle Tunnels at the U.S. Highway 89 grade crossing in Spanish Fork Canyon. A two unit manned helper is shoving on the rear o... (more)