Due to a derailment on the UP Overland Route in Wyoming, Amtrak received permission to detour eastbound train #6, the San Francisco Zephyr, via the Rio Grande between Salt Lake City and Denver. Du... (more)
On July 24, 1981, the Rio Grande Zephyr train #18 rolls to a stop at the D&RGW depot in Helper, Utah. The head end crew will change out and a few passengers will climb on board for the 450 mile jo... (more)
BNSF Railway's Stockton, CA to Denver, CO trackage rights manifest glides east by Pistol Pete's Drive-In on North Main Street in Helper.
Here's a somber moment in time for fans of the Southern Pacific and the Utah Railway Company . . . 11 EMD SD45s and 4 EMD F45s are being scrapped at the Utah Railway yard in Martin. Between 1985-1... (more)
D&RGW 5348 leads and eastbound manifest at Spring Glen, UT.
UP8161 lifts coal up up the 2.4% East slope of Solider Summit. Pulling Gooseneck Curve is the toughest part of the assault. This train is destined for the huge Intermountain Power Project.
D&RGW 3094 East crosses over at Helper, UT.
After making a scheduled stop at the Union Pacific depot, Amtrak's California Zephyr departs Helper, Utah for Denver and points east.
UP 6715 - ex-C&NW 8813 - is heading downgrade in Spanish Fork Canyon with a coal train near Kyune. The unit was involved in a serious accident in 2008 when it rolled down an embankment en route fr... (more)
Utah Railway 5006 leads a set of helpers returning to Martin after assisting a Union Pacific coal train over the hill.
Captured just before a big thundershower turned this dry desert community into mud, a Salt Lake City to Denver passenger special arrives at Helper for a crew change. The UP 6936 certainly looks ou... (more)
UP's eastbound manifest train through the Price Canyon at Castle Gate.
The stylish livery of a Kansas City Southern Railway ES44DC slams across D Street crossing on former D&RGW rails at Helper, Utah.
a loaded rail train is heading west out of Helper, UT passing Utah Rwy Jct