One of the beautiful things about the Santa Fe. Was some of the rare units you could find leading a trains. Here is a GP20U leading a Flagstaff local in 1996.
A relatively new set of Burlington Northern SD60M 9298 9277 are working the northern coal fields in Montana.
It's hard to find the positives for railfans when mergers happen. Believe it or not, this Missouri Pacific lash up, is in Provo, Utah. After the Union Pacific, Missouri Pacific merger this set of ... (more)
K37 Rio Grande 497 leads a photo freight past the old movie set of Weed City.
A local out on the Shafter Subdivision, has backed it's cars on the industrial lead to do some switching. The evaporation pond provides a perfect mirror image for the two Union Pacific SD40-2's.
UP ES44AC 7605 was delivered in GE demonstrator paint. Unfortunately the paint job didn't last too long. It was painted into Union Pacific armor yellow after about 6 months. I was fortunate enough... (more)
Two new SD90MAC-H II 8553 and 8555 sandwich an ex Southern Pacific SD40M-2 8613. The two ill-fated 6000 Horse EMD's have just cut off their train at Union Pacific's Salt Lake Cities, North yard. M... (more)
Two Utah Railway GP38-2 lead a local southward in fresh snow.
For Valentines day figured I would post a picture from Valentine, Arizona. It's hard to beat the Santa Fe for their variety of power. 5145 a SD40-2 Leads 5516, a SD45-2B, with an 9551 SF30-C and w... (more)
After their duties concluded hauling around the Olympic torch train. UP 2002 and 2001 began working in everyday revenue service. Here UP 2002 leads a train on the Rio Grande runner at the north en... (more)
An SD45 and a couple tunnel motor roll over the now abandon Tennessee Pass.
D&RGW 3008 SP 7856 and D&RGW 3015 are on the return stage of their run on the Garfield Division.
Some of the last units to get Southern Pacific paint. Two AC4400CW's 349, 341, lead a eastbound manifest past Lynn, Utah
Four GP60's lead the Roseville to Denver fast. The structure to the left of the train had lakefront property during Lake Thistle during the early eighties. The Rio Grande main line had to be rerou... (more)
Out on the high desert of eastern Utah on the Rio Grande. Not a Rio Grande locomotive in site. As Southern Pacific SD45T-2 9314 leads 3 GP60's as they race westbound across the desert.