Proof the Rio Grande had class!
Here's something to make any GP30 fan smile! A quartet of Rio Grande EMDs (3001, 3013, 3019, 3003) lead a train of Keigley dolomite loads through Provo Junction on May 30, 1990. The train will soo... (more)
The beginning and the end of an era on the Rio Grande: New EMD GP60 No. 3154 leads the CHOAT through Provo Yard on Aug. 18, 1990. D&RGW 3154-3156 are essentially Southern Pacific locomotives, buil... (more)
A clean Rio Grande caboose trails Colorado Fuel & Iron ribbon rail west of Provo on May 21, 1990.
Rio Grande's sturdy brick and tile roofed passenger station at Provo awaits the arrival of Amtrak's California Zephyr on Sept. 16, 1985. The structure was built in 1910 and demolished in 1986.
Photographed a few minutes after sunrise, Rio Grande's Railblazer train 103 roars west through Provo Junction on June 26, 1989.
Photographed at 7:10 a.m. MDT, Rio Grande's Railblazer train 103 accelerates to track speed departing a 40 mph speed restriction through Provo City on July 1, 1989. The 103 would arrive on time at... (more)
A chilly but sunny February morning in '89 finds Rio Grande's hot 101 train gliding west through Provo Yard at University Avenue. It appears that 5510's snow plow has smacked into a few things alo... (more)
Rio Grande's Helper Local arrives at Provo Junction the morning of May 18, 1986. The weed choked trackage in the foreground belonged to the Salt Lake & Utah Railroad, an electric interurban line r... (more)
Dear Tunnel Motors: We miss you dearly. Please come back! Well, I know, that is not likely to happen. In better times, Rio Grande 5380 and 5381 find themselves assigned to work the Helper Local, s... (more)
Rio Grande's Helper Local departs Provo Junction with empties retrieved off the Tintic Branch in Spanish Fork.
Looking forward to the onset of winter? Rio Grande's 140 train creates its own blizzard near the Provo Amshak on Feb. 3, 1989.
A Western Pacific bay window caboose trails Union Pacific's SCPV into Provo Yard on Aug. 21, 1983. WP 452 was built by International Car for the WP in 1956 and was retired from service on the UP i... (more)
Rio Grande's 783 coal train squeals around Backman's curve at Provo Junction.
On January 16, 1989, Rio Grande's 101 train glides westward through Provo, Utah. On Feb. 9, 1989, the D&RGW 3108 would be destroyed in a wreck on Tennessee Pass at Pando, Colorado.