Denver & Rio Grande Western [Southern Pacific]
Thistle, Utah (Spanish Fork Canyon)
September 3, 1995

This view gives a better idea of the dimensions of the 1983 "mudslide" that effectively closed the Denver & Rio Grande Western mainline. It's hard to imagine a railroad (and highway) buried somewhere under all that.

This page posted 10/1/2017; revised 5/1/2019. Text and photo ©2017 Lamont Downs.