Photo By: Kevin Morgan
 

When the line over Soldier Summit was being built, engineers had to find a way to gain a lot of altitude in a short distance. The loops at Gilluly were the answer. Here, a westbound coal load has come around a 180 degree curve near the west end of the siding of Gilluly. Note the defunct house track on the right side of the shot.
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Location Information
City or County and State
Gilluly, UT

Subdivision
Provo (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
MP 660




Train Information
Railroad
Union Pacific, Utah Railway
Model
AC4400CW
Unit Number
UP 6478

Symbol
CUSIPJ-20
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
Canon / Canon EOS 40D
ISO
200
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
400 mm
Shutter
1/320 seconds
Aperture
f/9


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