Rock Island Utah Railway 5004 crosses a dry creek east of Woodland, KA. The bridge is adorned with a worn Rock Island herald. The Rebuilt MK5000 still earns it keeps pulling the steep grad... (more)
This shot of a Utah Ry. loaded coal train is the fourth in a series of this same train I’ve posted here on Railpictures. I started by following the empty train as it rolled eastward down Utah’s P... (more)
This 5 unit set of 6 axle Utah Railway locos has reached the more open terrain and easier gradients of the upper Price River Canyon. One of the reasons I like this image is that all of these locos... (more)
This Utah Ry. loaded coal train has finally reached Soldier Summit. It’s all downhill from here for 50 miles to Provo, Utah where the train will be interchanged to Union Pacific for the final lap ... (more)
This great looking set of 5 Utah Ry. 6 axle units in the traditional red & grey colors is just entering the Union Pacific Helper Yard. They will roll right through the yard and continue on east th... (more)
Utah Ry. #5004 leads 4 other 6 axle units up the 2.4% grade in Price River Canyon headed towards Soldier Summit. The train is just exiting the oft photographed horseshoe curve below Kyune. Thanks ... (more)
Deep in the middle of nowhere Kansas, UTAH 5004 rests away, hundreds of miles where it used to be used to haul coal in the Beehive State. Thanks to the KYLE guys for showing us the hospitality and... (more)
UTAH 5004 and company are tied down on the ex-Missouri Pacific rails east of Concordia, KS.
For my job in oil and gas drilling, I needed to go visit a drilling rig which was drilling a gas well off of Consumers Road near Helper, Utah. Consumers Rd. goes right past the Wildcat coal loadou... (more)
This Utah Railway unit coal train is seen swinging out of the large horseshoe curve just below (east) of Kyune, Utah. The 2.4% grade the train has been fighting will lessen at Kyune, about 3 miles... (more)
Utah Ry. 5004 and 3 more big 6 axle units are bringing this unit coal train up the lower reaches of Price River Canyon near the crossovers at Lynn. Further back in the train is a 5 unit manned hel... (more)
MK50-3 5004 and 5005 tow along a couple little friends GP40-3's 3001 and 3000.
Utah Railway MK50-3 #5004, and four other UTR locomotives assault the ruling 2.4% grade of Soldier Summit with 104 loaded coal hoppers in tow.
Loads from Savage roll along US Route 6 as they get a run at the formidable grade of Soldier Summit.
Having finally broken free of the storms covering the lower Wasatch Mountains, the joint UP/URY empty coal train pops into the sun just before taking the switch onto the Castle Valley Spur.