A quartet of Utah Railway Alco RSD-4s assigned to the Martin Turn idle away on the service rail at Provo Yard on Jan. 22, 1978.
Utah Railway RSD-4 No. 303 has a newly rebuilt Alco 244 V-12 prime mover installed at Martin Yard on July 25, 1977. Unfortunately, the 244 engine tarnished Alco's reputation as it had reliability ... (more)
Utah Railway RSD-4s 302, 303, 301, and 307 depart Provo Yard with a Martin Turn on Oct. 23, 1977.
Many people don't know that Utah Railway painted a locomotive in Bicentennial colors. Alco RSD-4 No. 304 was repainted at the Martin Locomotive Shop in solid white (in lieu of gray) with blue hood... (more)
One of my earliest Kodachrome Slides, photographed when I was just 14 years of age, catches a Utah Railway Provo to Martin Turn cruising east through Spanish Fork Canyon on June 24, 1976. In the l... (more)
A trio of Utah Railway RSD-4s await their next assignment at Provo Yard on March 21, 1976.
A pair of blue flagged Utah Railway cabooses meet at Provo Yard on Dec. 21, 1975. Alco RSD-4 No. 307, assigned to work the Provo Switcher, idles away near the office building.
Two Alcos lift Utah RRs empty coal hoppers eastward up Rio Grandes Soldier Summit en route back to its own property near Helper. Just ahead are the horseshoe curves at Gilluly.
For my 3000th Railpictures.net submission, I have chosen a scan of one of my favorite Kodachrome transparencies. The location of this shot is at Martin, Utah, home of the Utah Railway Company's ya... (more)
Late evening at Sioux Valley Junction found this westbound extra getting underway for Huron powered by 1515 and 6613 along with 15 cars. This job had been in the hole for quite awhile waiting out ... (more)
So it was 35 years ago but even in those days a consist like this SB on a road train would make any railfan go "HOTDAM".
These things were rare ten years earlier and here they were. Probably the only RSD-4s I ever saw.
A only on the C&NW consist of RSD-4 1620, RS-3/11 1613, GP30 806 has just arrived in Waseca on train #482. The train will be worked here, so the power has cut off and is heading to the small engin... (more)