Rio Grande's Helper Local arrives at Provo Junction the morning of May 18, 1986. The weed choked trackage in the foreground belonged to the Salt Lake & Utah Railroad, an electric interurban line r... (more)
The Helper Local departs Provo with 84 empties for loading at the coal mines in Carbon County.
On August 26, 1986, Rio Grande's Helper Local had the pleasure of taking a side trip down the Tintic Branch with 10 loads of turkey feed for the Spanish Fork rail to truck transload site.
Rio Grande GP30s 3013, 3004, and 3016 spot four covered hoppers along the Provo Team Track on Dec. 26, 1987. The only elements in this photo that remain today are the D&RGW yard office (at right),... (more)
Rio Grande's Provo switcher retrieves an empty bulkhead flat from the Anderson Lumber spur along 6th South at 2nd West in Provo. When was the last time you witnessed a Dodge Aspen or a Plymouth Vo... (more)
Rio Grande's 772 local sets out a dozen loads of turkey feed for transloading to trucks in Spanish Fork, Utah. The old Utah-Idaho Sugar Factory, built in 1916, still stands along the joint D&RGW-S... (more)
Rio Grande's Tintic Local breezes west through Ironton with 11 Moroni grain empties from the Spanish Fork Sugar Factory rail to truck transload site. A tank car is spotted just outside the Reilly ... (more)
Rio Grande train #752 rambles slowly along the Tintic Branch with 10 cars of Moroni grain for the rail to truck transload site at Spanish Fork Sugar Factory. The lanes of Interstate 15 border this... (more)
Remember when coal trains were a little more interesting? A Rio Grande SD40T-2/SD50 combo leads a trio of UP SD60s east through Springville, bound for the coal mines in Carbon County. You wouldn't... (more)