The unmistakable profile of a former Elgin, Joliet & Eastern SD38 radiates in the early morning light in the Utah Railway yard at Martin, Utah.
Rio Grande Country: Ever since I was a kid, I wanted to see the Rio Grande and who could blame me? Stunning mountain vistas, endless scenery, and endless photographic opportunity. Just last week I... (more)
An early morning move has two units easily handling an empty coal train returning to the Helper Yard.
Vestibule riding was always fun and accepted on the Rio Grande Zephyr. Rio Grande #18's headend is eastbound, downgrade west of Helper, UT, near Castle Gate, as seen from the vestibule of dome-ob... (more)
The usual suspects, F's 5771,5762,5763 lead the eastbound RGZ into Helper after the early morning run over Soldier Summit.
The crew of Union Pacific's 'dirt train' local negotiates switches at the east end of the lower yard at Helper, Utah. D&RGW 5371 has recently been cosmetically restored, involving a thorough exter... (more)
Side-by-side comparison of tunnel motors.
A trio of UP helpers have been called to serve on the HHEHE on Soldier Summit. Trouble is, the train they have been called to shove is several hours behind schedule. Now the crew plays the waiting... (more)
Union Pacific's HHEHE-08, called to duty before sunrise on the morning of January 8, 2010, awaits a westward departure spotted in front of the former D&RGW depot at Helper, Utah. On account of col... (more)
That's the Price River.
A Burlington Northern & Santa Fe trackage rights manifest meets a Union Pacific coal train at the D-Street crossing in lovely downtown Helper, Utah.
Departing the confines of the Price Canyon area, Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 is less than a minute away from a scheduled stop at the former D&RGW depot at Helper, Utah.
The westbound Denver & Rio Grande Western Zephyr is seen climbing the eastern slope of the Wasatch mountains in the Price River Canyon on the way to Soldier Summit
Minutes after arriving at Helper, Utah for the very first time, UP 1989, the Rio Grande Heritage SD70ACe, prepares to make a switch move in the lower yard.
Union Pacific's MRONY train has paused temporarily at Spring Glen, Utah for maintenance of way personnel to release 'track and time' on the mainline near Maxwell.