Nothing like the sound of first generation diesels. The Montana Western was a sight to behold.
Things are still very green from a wet spring. UP 7699 navigates south eastern Idaho with a couple of SD70M's and a stack train.
Four Utah Railway units sporting the gray and red paint scheme enter the main line. Utah Railway 5006 6062 5001 5003 have just pulled a load of coal out of the CV Spur. Six Utah Railway helpers ha... (more)
Pure gray's! Utah Railway 5006 6062 5001 5003 roll along the Price River at Lynn.
What a difference a day makes. The first day the rotary operated in 1991 was in a blizzard up to Cumbres Pass. The next day May 5th, for the trip from Cumbres Pass east was crystal blue skies.
UP 8816 and 5152 are nearing the town of Lava Hot Spings, Idaho with a eastbound manifest. On a very wintry January 2nd.
The sun is low on the horizon, and the colors are really starting to pop. As two C40-8 Union Pacific 9279 9112 race through salt evaporation ponds on the west end of the Great Salt Lake. Business ... (more)
With heavy snows the previous winter, a fan trip became the real thing, in May of 1991. As Rotary OY and K36's 487 and 488 had to give it all they had to clear the line over Cumbres Pass. They hav... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec 487 smoking it up at Juke Tree Just out of Chama.
Cumbres & Toltec 487 puts on an impressive dispay on it's way out of Chama, with another load of excited passengers.
Cumbres & Toltec 487 is putting on an awesome display of smoke. She is working up Cumbres Pass just West of Lobato.
K36 487 winds down from Cumbres Pass as hit heads towards Chama with the afternoon train.
K36 488 and 484 double head out of Chama last Thursday morning. Whether they did it to reduce fire danger, by reducing the work load of the locomotives. Or if it's the fact they had a nine car tra... (more)
K36 487 rolls past Dalton. The hard work for 487 is pretty much over as the train descend towards Chama, New Mexico.
487 descends Cumbres Pass with and afternoon train