Smoke (and dust) gets in your eyes! The photographer took advantage of some airborne dust via newly applied ballast to capture this shadowy evening view of a BNSF manifest entering the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon. The old telecom code lines, installed by the D&RGW many decades ago continue to serve Union Pacific's CTC needs on Soldier Summit, at least for now.
Photos showing the railroad pole lines. The pole line used four basic electrical circuits - telegraph, telephone, signaling, and power. Modern technologies of fiber optics, microwave, radio, satellite, and computers have been replacing the pole lines.