This is the well known Kaiser Unit Coal Train, Rio Grande #769, operated jointly by the D&RGW and the Union Pacific. Both railroads used pooled SD45's exclusively on this train. It ran between the... (more)
With storms brewing near the Book Cliffs, a Rio Grande manifest rolls across the desert near Grassy, Utah.
Westbound "Ford Fast" starting it's descent of Tennessee Pass at sight of old Mitchell siding near the summit
Westbound DRGW "Ford Fast" descending Tennessee Pass