A Rio Grande SFT, 'Short Fast Train' climbs Cedar Hill in the Green River Desert just west of Grassy, Utah. The scenic Book Cliffs line the background, a range of desert mountains that span a dist... (more)
A coal train from Carbondale, Colorado grinds its way west up Rio Grande's Cedar Hill grade near Grassy, Utah. The train will eventually be delivered to the Kaiser Steel mill in Fontana, Californi... (more)
Amtrak 184, in charge of today's Eastbound California Zephyr, pauses for a brief station stop in the small town of Green River, Utah.
Amtrak's California Zephyr train #5 descends D&RGW's Subdivision 5 at the top of Cedar Hill in Utah's lonely Green River Desert.
Westbound "California Zephyr" through the Woodside with the Book Cliffs.
The eastbound California Zephyr heads away from Green River.UT. behind 133 and 161. The autumn colours (fall colors) do their best to brighten the scene.
Bearing toward the subset along the Book Cliffs, the California Zephyr is about 26 hours into its journey to California from Chicago.
Late in the evening with the Book Cliffs in the background, BNSF Railway's Provo-Denver manifest rumbles through the serene Green River Desert region of eastern Utah. The QPVDVJ is on former D&RGW... (more)
An easy "chase" across the Utah desert was this slow moving eastbound slag train hauled by 5412 3101 and 3118 in March 1982. The train was pictured near Sphinx on the way to Green River - can you ... (more)
An eastbound slag train heads out of Woodside behind 5413 3101 and 3118 having followed #18 Rio Grande Zephyr out of Helper, in March 1982.
With one mountain climb completed, its time for eastbound Rio Grande Zephyr to stretch the legs across the Utah Desert - the chase from Narrows is over and this shot at Woodside is the last before... (more)
Skirting the Book Cliffs near Vista, a Potash Local returns from the Cane Creek Branch near Moab, heading towards Helper, behind 3117 and 3098 in March 1982.
5412 3101 3118 slowly haul an eastbound slag train in the shadow of the Book Cliffs, near Floy.
Exercising trackage rights gained in the UP-SP merger proceedings, this BNSF merchandiser races across the high desert into the evening sun.