EMD/MK SD40M-2 No. 8650 and EMD SD45T-2s No. 9206 and 9264 pull a Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder past the Budweiser distribution center at 6th North and 5th West in Salt Lake City on Aug. 3, 199... (more)
Southern Pacific's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder meets the UTO8L local at University Avenue in Provo on Sept. 8, 1996. The merger with the mighty Union Pacific was only three days out.
SP's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder chases rain showers through Utah Valley on April 9, 1995.
SP's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder moves at track speed through Lakota Junction while General Railway Signal searchlights govern movements through the control point via Dispatcher 78 in Denver.... (more)
Union Pacific's daily Kansas City to Oakland auto train glides west through Provo with 59 cars on October 6, 1996.
An EMD SD45T-2 leads Southern Pacific's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder through Riverton the evening of Aug. 23, 1996.
Southern Pacific's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder rambles through Salt Lake City while UP Maintenance of Way workers tend to a muddy soft spot on the New Extension track. April 17, 1995
An SP SD40R, an SP GP40-2 and a D&RGW GP40 lead a 41 car KCOAF through Spanish Fork Canyon on February 5, 1995.
A stopped SP SD40-2M No. 8660 (leading a CRGVC) cries out for a bath while SSW B40-8 No. 8058 (leading a KCOAF) rolls by in Spanish Fork Canyon on Feb. 4, 1995.
A trio of EMD GP60s lead Southern Pacific's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder through Riverton on May 8, 1994.
A late running Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder meets the Provo Local at a point where 83 miles of two main tracks come to an end at Pipemill.
Two Tunnel Motors bracketed by two GP60s lead SP's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder through Provo on Oct. 3, 1993. Color saturation from the scrub oak along the slopes of the Wasatch Front has pea... (more)
SP's high priority KCOAF zigs and zags through the Kyune curves on May 21, 1993.
SP 6850 rolls into Helper with a visiting CSXT "baby boat" GE.
Three EMD tunnel motors lead SP's Kansas City to Oakland Forwarder near Soldier Summit on May 21, 1993. This 71 car KCOAF had a pair of manned SP B40-8 helpers cut in mid-train.