The D&RGW ran an expanded Rio Grande Zephyr consist on February 25-26, 1978 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Moffat Tunnel. Management determined the trio of F9s were insuff... (more)
A quad of newly rebuilt MPI SD40s lead a Utah Railway coal empty east through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon on January 18, 1992.
One of the best years for colorful fall leaves in Spanish Fork Canyon was in 1994. On Sept. 22nd, saturation is at its peak as Southern Pacific's MNGVC (Minntac, MN - Geneva, UT) ore train glides ... (more)
May 15, 1977 would have been a perfect day to ride the Rio Grande Zephyr. Pick a dome, any dome, we've got five of them! The survivor of the streamliner age grinds its way east toward Soldier Summ... (more)
A lengthy Rio Grande train #136 emerges from the Thistle Tunnels on level track through Spanish Fork Canyon. Four years earlier, this right of way was under construction due to the massive mudslid... (more)
At the time, I couldn't imagine why this Rio Grande freight had 11 engines on the point . . . I was just glad I got to see it! . . . and to hear it, too! D&RGW 3095 rolls east, upgrade through Spa... (more)
On a perfect winter morning in the Wasatch, a Rio Grande manifest climbs east through Spanish Fork Canyon at Rio.
With an EMD SD40T-2 on the point, a Rio Grande eastbound freight climbs through Spanish Fork Canyon while a new Volkswagen Rabbit races by on parallel US Highway 6.
Even though thirsty steam engines vanished from the mainline many years before, Rio Grande's Mill Fork water tank endures yet another harsh winter in Utah's Spanish Fork Canyon. Verne Jeffers Phot... (more)
Utah Railway's CIPUWJ (Intermountain Power - Wildcat) coal empty climbs east through Spanish Fork Canyon in the ghost town of Mill Fork, Utah.
A Utah Railway CIPUW (Intermountain Power - Wildcat) coal empty heads east through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.
On a beautiful June 1, 2012 morning, a Utah Railway IPP coal empty heads east along the 1983 Thistle line change in Spanish Fork Canyon. The 103 car CIPUWJ will load at Andalex Resources coal load... (more)
A Rio Grande GP40-2 leads Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 east through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.
A FedEx truck and a Utah Railway Wildcat coal load race downgrade through Spanish Fork Canyon at Rio, Utah.
With a Rio Grande helper on the point, Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 emerges from the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.