Rio Grande's Denver to Salt Lake City 'Railblazer' train 103 rolls west through the Salt Lake Valley on April 23, 1987. The Railblazer trains delivered piggyback trailers overnight between the Uta... (more)
Rio Grande's Railblazer train 102 roars east through Oliver's Cut just east of Riverton siding. Note the presence of Burlington Northern, Transamerica, and Southern Pacific trailers when 45 footer... (more)
After passing through the 35 mph speed limit downtown, Rio Grande's 'Railblazer' train 103 accelerates to 60 mph west of town at Provo Junction. The weed choked trackage in the foreground once bel... (more)
East and westbound Rio Grande trains meet at the U.S. Highway 6 overpass at Gilluly on Sept. 25, 1977. The eastbound has two GP40-2 helpers coupled behind the caboose for the shove to Soldier Summ... (more)
Rio Grande's Railblazer train No. 103 glides west through South Jordan, about 10 miles from its destination at the piggyback ramp in Roper Yard. The two clean GP40-2s on the point had been release... (more)
Rio Grande piggyback train #100 glides east through Colton on August 7, 1986.
While track inspector Velarde examines signal 7014E, Rio Grande auto train 129 glides west through fresh powder in Provo, Utah. Merry Christmas everyone!
One of the hottest trains on the Rio Grande in the mid to late 1980s were the 'Railblazer' sprint trains, #102 and #103. Here the westward variant is about 12 miles from the end of its 570 mile ov... (more)
An eastbound piggyback passes Grand Junction Yard behind 3114, 3126 and 5347 in August 1985.
3114, 3127 and 3109 haul westbound #87 out of Byers Canyon in December 1981
The Rio Grande unit waiting on a house track, for the call.
A very short westbound freight behind solo 3114 trundles through Glenwood Springs on a brisk fall morning in October 1981.
What at first sight looks like a very long combined piggyback and coal train is, in fact, an eastbound hotshot, led by 3114 3126 5347 and 3067, running through #788 eastbound coal at Dos siding, w... (more)