A weathered 'Kodachrome' painted SD45R pulls Southern Pacific's Roper to Grand Junction manifest freight, approaching the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon on Sept. 19, 1993.
Rio Grande GP40 No. 3085 leads a 105 car ROGJM over the Price River and through Castle Gate on April 2, 1994. This photograph happens to be my 6000th contribution to the Railpictures.net database ... (more)
By the summer of 1996, it was GREAT to catch a quartet of old EMD tunnel motors leading a freight along the former Rio Grande mainline. The GE AC4400CW revolution had taken over most of the mainli... (more)
New Southern Pacific GE C44-9Ws No. 8162, 8153, and 8189 lead a 123 car Roper to Grand Junction manifest east through Ironton on January 28, 1995.
SP's Second Help waits patiently at Ironton for the ROGJM to pass through the crossover switches on Oct. 30, 1994. Soon dispatcher five will flag the SP 8565 onto the rear to shove the 106 car dra... (more)
A pair of Rio Grande SD50s and a single SD40T-2 lead a 90 car Roper to Grand Junction manifest east through Midvale on July 30, 1994. This former D&RGW signal bridge and the GRS searchlight block ... (more)
Rio Grande SD50s 5510, 5508, and 5515 lead an 82 car Roper to Grand Junction manifest along the Jordan River at Mesa on July 23, 1994.
An 84 car, 5109 ft. Roper to Grand Junction manifest pulls east through Riverton minutes before sunset on July 6, 1994.
The last new Rio Grande locomotive leads an ROGJM downstream from Soldier Summit on April 16, 1994.
A 68 car ROGJM climbs east through Spanish Fork Canyon approaching Gilluly on April 16, 1994.
An 86 car Roper to Grand Junction manifest struggles to make track speed approaching Riverton siding on May 13, 1993. The lead GP40M-2 experienced power problems just outside Roper Yard and the cr... (more)
A mixed bag of GE/EMD power leads a 105 car ROGJM through Price Canyon at Lynn. Note the long cut of coil steel from Geneva Works on the head end.
Rio Grande and Utah Railway EMDs meet at Soldier Summit during Spring Break in 1994.