RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 367 Amtrak EMD F40PH at Provo, Utah by James Belmont
 
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Amtrak (more..)
EMD F40PH (more..)
Provo Passenger Station, D&RGW Subdivision 6 (more..)
Provo, Utah, USA (more..)
January 02, 1987
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AMTK 367 (more..)
AMTK #6 (more..)
James Belmont (more..)
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A gloomy January morning in 1987 finds Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr making its regular station stop at Provo while the D&RGW passenger station is being dismantled. The 75 year old structure was taken down over a three month period by a gentleman who purchased it outright and hoped to resell anything of value. Eventually the stacked and palletized brick and roof tile were moved off site so that a small, unheated glass transit shelter could be built in the Rio Grande depot's place. Progress? Hmmm.
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