UP 7047 is seen leading an eastbound Manifest across the Utah desert - 01/09/2007
Amtrak 6 is seen passing Thompson Spring, Ut only about 2 hours late - 01/09/2007
The eastbound California Zephyr rolls out of the station stop at Green River, UT and rounds a big curve in the desolate scenery of east-central Utah.
Amid the spectacular Book Cliff mountains of Utah's Green River Desert, Rio Grande Heritage SD70ACe 1989 heads west with a 67 car MNYPV-08.
A nine car California Zephyr train #6 greets maintenance of way workers at West Grassy. This location is very remote, found in the vast Green River Desert region of eastern Utah.
A BNSF C44-9W set up as a Distributed Power Unit, trails a Provo-Denver manifest down Cedar Hill, approaching the west switch Grassy. The Book Cliff mountains define the Green River Desert's valle... (more)
Beginning a 38 mile descent to the crossing of the Green River, BNSF's Provo-Denver manifest passes milepost 591, just east of East Cedar.
Just before sunset, UP's Rio Grande Heritage SD70ACe 1989 charges west along the Book Cliffs up Cedar Hill with 67 cars for Provo Yard.
Amtrak #5 heads along the Book Cliffs in Utah, northwest toward Soldier Summit, then on to Salt Lake City. Here it is just before sunset.
Running about two hours late, Amtrak's California Zephyr descends Cedar Hill in Utah's Green River Desert region.
Rio Grande 5371 makes a very rare appearance on Cedar Hill with a covered hopper retrieved at Green River, Utah.
It is 9:30am and Amtrak 6 is running about 45 minutes late. This picture was taken from atop one of the many dirt mounds that can be found in the desert. This particular mound is about halfway bet... (more)