This image looks like yet another shot of a D&RGW SD40T-2 in the Helper, Utah yard. But, for this dyed in the wool Rio Grande fan it was a good bye of sorts. RP poster James Belmont and I had hear... (more)
When the Union Pacific finally retired the D&RGW SD40T-2 #5371 in late February 2008 it was the end of an era for Rio Grande fans. There was a period of more or less mixed motive power assignments... (more)
It doesn't take much imagination to think this shot is from the 1980's what with those 3 matched and gleaming SD40N's. But, those blue ECDC hazardous material containers spoil the 1980's look. Thi... (more)
DRGW 5371, the last "pure" Rio Grande unit on the UP brings it's next to last Dirt Train up the Sunnyside Sub. Just ahead is the East Carbon Development Co's hazardous waste disposal site, the des... (more)
This is the well known Union Pacific LDP45 local, otherwise known as the "dirt train" Todays dirt train was without dirt however; just a run to East Carbon Development to pick up emptys. Lead unit... (more)
Leap Year Day 2008 finds Rio Grande 5371 and company charging east through the desolate but scenic Green River Desert near Mounds.