Castle Gate, Utah
September 4, 1995

One of the more unusual railroad operations in the United States was that of the Utah Railway. Operating a number of mines around the Helper, Utah area, it then relied upon trackage rights on the Denver & Rio Grande Western to Thistle, Utah. From there it owned one track to Provo, Utah, which together with a track owned by the D&RGW was operated as a double-track railroad. Here a northbound Utah Railway train on D&RGW rails is passing Castle Gate north of Helper.

This page posted 3/1/2018; revised 5/1/2019. Text and photo ©2018 Lamont Downs.