Rio Grande's daily Grand Junction to Roper mixed freight departs Provo Yard the afternoon of August 23, 1984. The track at right is Union Pacific's Provo Subdivision.
Rio Grande and Southern Pacific power team up to drag D&RGW's daily 151 train from Grand Junction through Price Canyon approaching Castle Gate.
Rio Grande's daily Grand Junction to Roper freight prepares to plunge into the 403 ft. long Nolan Tunnel on the westward climb to Soldier Summit. The ruling grade at this point in Price Canyon is ... (more)
Snaking along the Price River, Rio Grande's daily Grand Junction to Roper mixed freight sinks its teeth into the 2.4% at Kyune. Relief is less than mile away when the gradient drops to 1%, relativ... (more)
As the evening shadows creep across the Wasatch, Rio Grande train No. 151 from Grand Junction climbs toward Soldier Summit on July 2, 1987.
A colorful mix of pool power lead D&RGW's Grand Junction, CO to Roper, UT mixed freight through fields of alfalfa at Riverton siding.
Rio Grande's workaday freight #151 grinds its way west up the 2.4% grade approaching the Kyune Tunnels. The 151 shuttled cars between East Yard in Grand Junction and Roper Yard in South Salt Lake.... (more)
A clean Rio Grande tunnel motor leads train #151 just west of Provo on May 13, 1987.
A pair of EMD tunnel motors lead Rio Grande train #151, a general freight run as needed between Grand Junction's East Yard and South Salt Lake's Roper Yard. The 5380 and 5384 are passing an iron t... (more)
Long before it gained notoriety leading the dirt train local out of Helper, Rio Grande 5390 works Grand Junction to Roper freight #151 west through Provo on October 15, 1986. The Rio Grande passen... (more)