On a late morning run to the mine, a quad of MK50-3's pull 90 IPPX hoppers east by "drinking fountain rock" in the Red Narrows area of Spanish Fork Canyon. UR 5001 is the class unit of Utah Railwa... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr #6 emerges from the Thistle Tunnels, headed east toward Chicago. These tunnels and track realignment were the result of a massive mudslide the shut down the D&RGW mainli... (more)
Running nearly 90 minutes behind schedule at the crack of dawn, Amtrak's California Zephyr pulls east through the former ghost town of Mill Fork, Utah. Rio Grande built a trainorder depot, a side ... (more)
Utah Railway consist downgrade in Spanish Fork Canyon with a coal train bound for Provo.
Solid SP consist heading towards Soldier Summit.
Utah Railway MK50-3 5004 dropping downgrade in Spanish Fork Canyon.
On October 21-22, Union Pacific's Rio Grande heritage unit toured the entire 570 mile ex-D&RGW main from Denver to Salt Lake City. The train is photographed in Spanish Fork Canyon just west of Cas... (more)
A pair of BNSF C44-9W's lead a 71 car Denver-Riverbank manifest, just west of the Rio Crossovers. The train of mostly tank cars was set up 2+2 DPU at Grand Junction with two additional GE's on the... (more)
The eastbound California Zephyr winds its way up Spanish Fork Canyon toward Soldier Summit along UP's old D&RGW mainline.
Rio Grande Zephyr train #18 heads east towards Soldier Summit, Utah.
Impressive power pulls a long string of empty coal porters eastbound up into the Wasatch mountains.