SP's Minntac, Minnesota to Geneva Steel, Utah iron ore train emerges from the Thistle Tunnels through Billy's Mountain featuring the massive landslide that lead to their construction 12 years earl... (more)
An SP Roseville to Kansas City Manifest emerges from the Thistle Tunnels with 87 cars and three SD40T-2s shoving on the rear. The Southern Pacific Railroad had a month of independence remaining un... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr glides east through Spanish Fork Canyon on June 16, 1990.
SP's Denver to Roseville Forwarder emerges from the 3009 ft. Thistle Tunnel in Spanish Fork Canyon on June 19, 1993.
On June 19, 1993, a quartet of clean GP60s emerge from the Thistle Tunnels leading SP's Oakland to Denver Forwarder. Ten years earlier, much of this landscape was submerged beneath Thistle Lake wh... (more)