Union Pacific’s “Dirt Train” local is just now reaching the lower, west, end of the East Carbon Development’s (ECDC) small yard at East Carbon City, Utah. Today’s train has big power. An SD70Ace l... (more)
Time is running out for the DRGW 5371. It is seen here along with two Union Pacific SD40-2’s rolling through downtown Price, Utah on its way to Wash siding to pick up its train. Today’s train will... (more)
Three pristine SD40N’s are in charge of Union Pacific’s “Dirt Train” out of Helper Yard this day. The train is seen here rolling downgrade and crossing Grassy Trail Creek. It has finished its job ... (more)
Union Pacific’s Dirt Train is approaching Wellington, Utah in this view. It’s single empty tank car was picked up on the Pierce Oil track in downtown Price, Utah. The local stopped there to set ou... (more)
BNSF SD70ACe 9252 leads a dirt train west through Western Springs.
The railroad crosses over a bend in the Skykomish River at a place just east of Goldbar. Fishermen and foamers know it as "Big Eddy", where the water swirls in a wide spot. The dirt train had tr... (more)
DRGW 5377 and three sisters are almost to the junction at Mounds with, what was then a M-S operation, the dirt train. This was fantastic place to catch the remaining Rio Grande power in action. Oh... (more)
Rio Grande SD40-T2 5371,The last remaining unpatched Rio Grande Unit on the whole UP system sits quietly at Helper,Utah.