Early Evening shadows begin to close in on Price River Canyon bottom as a Utah Railway Coal train charges the 2.4% grade along Highway 6. There was once a center siding here at Nolan that allowed ... (more)
For 102 years the Utah Railway has been hauling Bituminus Coal over the Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains. Rumor has it, the Utah Railway will stop serving Carbon County mines on January 1st of... (more)
A gritty ex.SP AC4400 leads the charge up the 2.4% ramp at Nolan, Utah on a stormy afternoon. The steep grade requires 8 big AC locomotives, all of which can be seen working hard along side High... (more)
A Utah Railway coal load snakes its way up the serpentine 2.4% grade of Soldier Summit. The train is passing the Price River
Recreation area park and campground...... The manned swing helper can... (more)
UP7230 crawls up Soldier Summit unassisted, as a light helper returns to Helper to tie-up. Note the ex-CNW AC4400.
Thundering past the former siding site of Nolan. The 12 locomotives on this train are all visible, as the train twists thru the 9 degree curves...
The last hold out for DRGW Tunnel Motors was Helper, UT. With Tennessee Pass closed, there was perhaps no better setting for these monsters last breath, than the steep 2.4% climb over Solider Summ... (more)
The whole NS exursion consist can be seen as it approaches Williamson, WV.
The afternoon NS employee special is on its return trip to Williamson, WV as the railfan caravan keeps pace with 765.
UP 7230 Lifts a Manifest over "Rio Grande's" Soldier Summit. The grade where the head-end locomotive sits is the steepest portion of Solider Summit according to old DRGW grade profiles. A knuckle... (more)
NS 7517 splits vintage N&W signals nearing extinction at Nolan. Its here where the Nolan Branch crosses the Tug River and was originally built to serve the New Cinderella mines that were developed... (more)