RailPictures.Net Photo: D&RGW 135 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD SW1200 at Woods Cross, Utah by James Belmont
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» Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (more..)
» EMD SW1200 (more..)
» Woods Cross, Former D&RGW Ogden Mainline 
» Woods Cross, Utah, USA (more..)
» August 11, 1992
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» D&RGW 135 (more..)
» Fourth So. Switcher (more..)
» James Belmont (more..)
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Smoky old yard goat last spotted wandering through fields of gold! In reality, it's just an old Rio Grande SW1200, towing a long train of box cars and petroleum tankers along the former D&RGW Ogden Main at Woods Cross, Utah. In 1985, the high iron of Subdivision 7 became a five mile spur that dead ended at the Phillips 66 refinery. SP Management thought nothing of sending a light duty yard goat from the Fourth South yard in downtown Salt Lake City to the oil refineries 10 miles to the north. D&RGW 135 is dragging it's inbound train at milepost 753, which is measured from Denver, Colorado via Pueblo and Tennessee Pass. This image was scanned from a 35mm Fujichrome Velvia transparency.
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