Login · Sign Up 

Your search returned 171 photos. Here are photos 1 - 15 sorted by 
displaying .

« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 »

  « Previous Page · New Search · Next Page »

Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 854723

A loaded Utah coal train, after topping Soldier Summit, is heading downgrade towards Provo. The late afternoon light highlights the magnificent scenery and colorful consist, which includes both t... (more)

Railroad: Utah Railway Company
Locomotive: MPI MK5000C
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UTAH 5001
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: March 28, 2013


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Robert Benkovitz

Added: Apr 01, 2024

Views: 3,675
Comments: 0

Favorited: 26
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 835050

When they were new and shiny. Utah Railway 9011, 9002, 9007, and 9001 roll down Spanish Fork Canyon. This is near the abandon town of Thistle. The eastern end of the new grade called Rio.

Railroad: Utah Railway Company
Locomotive: EMD SD40
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: Utah 9011
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January, 1992


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Steve Ellis

Added: Jun 27, 2023

Views: 3,528
Comments: 0

Favorited: 7
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 816739

At the end of a cold and snowy February 5, 2004, a westbound Union Pacific coal train cruises through Thistle, Utah, on the westward descending grade of Soldier Summit.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 6523
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February 05, 2004


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Mike Danneman

Added: Nov 07, 2022

Views: 1,467
Comments: 0

Favorited: 10
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 814596

Coal loads exit the twin tunnels at Thistle, catching the soft glow at dusk along the realigned right-of-way, rebuilt after a massive landslide blocked the canyon and wiped out the original D&RGW ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8530
Train ID: UP CWELB
Photo Date: July 23, 2022


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Trevor Franklin

Added: Oct 14, 2022

Views: 3,131
Comments: 0

Favorited: 18
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 803102

As an eastbound Denver & Rio Grande Western exits the Thistle tunnel, thick black smoke pours out of the tunnel portal. The tunnel was constructed in 1983 after a huge landslide wiped out the town... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5504
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 27, 1987


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Doug Lilly

Added: May 18, 2022

Views: 3,797
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9


Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 796522

The Roads No Longer Taken

Four years after a landslide at Thistle, Utah blocked the Spanish Fork River with thousands of tons of earth, wiping out the town, a westbound Rio Grande ... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5507
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 27, 1987


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Doug Lilly

Added: Feb 25, 2022

Views: 7,601
Comments: 1

Favorited: 34
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 788798

An eastbound empty coal train rounds a sweeping curve as they climb Soldier Summit.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 8115
Train ID: UP CVYWE
Photo Date: September 05, 2016


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Mark MacDougall

Added: Nov 30, 2021

Views: 1,683
Comments: 0

Favorited: 9
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 753758

An historic day on the Rio Grande. Rio Grande GP40-2 and GP40's 3107, 3059, 3109, 3074, 3052 are approaching the west end the brand new Thistle Tunnel. This will be the first train through the Thi... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 3107
Train ID: 146
Photo Date: July 04, 1983


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Tom Ellis photos by Steve Ellis

Added: Nov 10, 2020

Views: 3,364
Comments: 0

Favorited: 18
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 753641

History being made. The first train makes it's way through the Thistle Tunnel. The men are able to sit back and admire their hard work for a minute. With the Rio Grande main line out of service. T... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD GP40-2
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 3107
Train ID: 146
Photo Date: July 04, 1983


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Tom Ellis photos by Steve Ellis

Added: Nov 10, 2020

Views: 12,038
Comments: 0

Favorited: 32
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 689194

The California Zephyr has just exited the Thistle Tunnels

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 11
Train ID: AMTK 6
Photo Date: February 11, 2019


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Justin Winiarz

Added: Feb 28, 2019

Views: 2,387
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14


Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 612954

An eastbound Rio Grande manifest clears one of the two tunnels built to bypass the mudslide at Thistle, Utah, which is hidden behind the mountain that now hosts the tunnels. At the extreme left, f... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5504
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 27, 1987


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Doug Lilly

Added: Apr 11, 2017

Views: 3,005
Comments: 0

Favorited: 16
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 612903

A westbound Rio Grande freight drifts downgrade after clearing one of the two newest tunnels on the system. The twin tunnels in the distance were cut into that mountain after the disastrous Thist... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5507
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 27, 1987


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Doug Lilly

Added: Apr 10, 2017

Views: 5,263
Comments: 1

Favorited: 20
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 612818

Running elephant style, a Rio Grande SD50 and two SD40T-2’s lead an eastbound freight onto the post-1983 alignment of the main line near Thistle, Utah. A huge mudslide and subsequent flooding wi... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD50
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5504
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 27, 1987


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Doug Lilly

Added: Apr 10, 2017

Views: 2,995
Comments: 0

Favorited: 15
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 608343

Westbound approaching Thistle.

Railroad: Southern Pacific Railroad
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: SP311
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 03, 1995


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Paul F. De Luca

Added: Feb 28, 2017

Views: 2,039
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11
Click Here to see the photo!

Photo ID: 602860

The California Zephyr, passes through Thistle, Utah. This is near the site, where a mudslide occurred, in 1983. The landslide, dammed up there river, creating a lake, which wiped out the railroad... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: GE P42DC
Location: Thistle, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: AMTK 165
Train ID: AMTK6
Photo Date: January 13, 2017


Subscribe · Profile · Add to Favorites · Add to Album

By: Aaron Pedersen

Added: Jan 13, 2017

Views: 3,322
Comments: 2

Favorited: 14
« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 »

  « Previous Page · New Search · Next Page »



Copyright © 2002-2022 RailPictures.Net
Do Not Sell My Personal Information