The Western Pacific retained turntables into the diesel era as they ran A/B units
that were required to be turned.
The Shell station and the Mustang Dinner are located at the departure end of the Rio Grande yard.
The railroad terminates at Salt Lake City. There are two yards located here, the
Western Pacific and the Rio Grande. The WP yard has seven industries that are worked
when breaking up inbound trains. Two trains are made up here bound for Oakland. The
Rio Grande yard handles the passenger trains and all unit trains; no switch work
is required in this yard.
Arnolds’ Drive Inn provides a neat place for the local teenagers to gather on Saturday nights.