Viewed from Vista Dome observation car 'Silver Sky', the Rio Grande Zephyr climbs through scenic Price Canyon the evening of Sept. 4, 1976.
A Rio Grande Zephyr crew from Grand Junction greets outbound fireman Steve Harmon and engineer Mike Disorbio at Helper Yard on Sept. 4, 1976. Steve and Mike will pilot train No. 17 the 120 mile di... (more)
One of my all time favorite places to be and no better way to see it than via a Vista Dome on board the Rio Grande Zephyr. Sept. 4, 1976
The chant from a trio of EMD F9s lead the Rio Grande Zephyr under Highway 6 and over the Soldier Creek fill at Gilluly on Jan. 30, 1977.
On a stunning ride with the D&RGW Zephyr through the beautiful landscape of Colorado
Rio Grande's last remaining F9A awaits a crew change and departure from Helper, Utah on June 5, 1975.
Classic stainless steel Budd passenger cars await departure on the Rio Grande Zephyr at Helper, Utah. Oct. 1975
Pacing the Rio Grande Zephyr along Highway 6, as the fireman peers into the rising Utah sun.
The Silver Sky dome observation car trails the Rio Grande Zephyr through Provo Junction on a frigid Dec. 2, 1975 morning.
The stainless steel flanks of the Rio Grande Zephyr gleam in the setting sun departing Provo on July 19, 1975.
The Rio Grande Zephyr train No. 17 has stopped at the Provo passenger station at 8:25 p.m. on Thanksgving Day, 1976. The sleek Budd dome observation car 'Silver Sky' was offline for repairs on thi... (more)
My father grabs a photo of 5771's builder's plate while the Rio Grande Zephyr is serviced at Helper, Utah. At left, my mother and brother Dan keep an eye on the activity. Sept. 1975
The Rio Grande Zephyr train No. 17 from Denver is stopped at Helper for a crew change at 6:25 p.m. on June 24, 1976.
The Rio Grande Zephyr train No. 18 pauses briefly at the passenger station in Provo on June 6, 1976.
The Rio Grande Zephyr train No. 18 meets a westbound mixed freight at Soldier Summit on May 7, 1976.