RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 2321 Union Pacific EMD SD60M at Moab, Utah by James Belmont
 
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Union Pacific (more..)
EMD SD60M (more..)
Seven Mile, UP Cane Creek Subdivision (more..)
Moab, Utah, USA (more..)
March 13, 2009
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UP 2321 (more..)
UP LDC53-13 (more..)
James Belmont (more..)
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It's not very often that a branchline from nowhere to nowhere receives a complete rebuilding, but 30 miles of UP's Cane Creek Subdivision have become the exception. The Fridays only 'Potash Turn' kicks up a cloud of dust rolling over newly ballasted trackage at Seven Mile, some 20.3 miles from Brendel Junction on the mainline. This renewed life has come from a large scale contaminated soil removal project near Moab along the Colorado River, a procedure that will require more than 20 years to complete. The old, rickety and obscure D&RGW Cane Creek branch will soon become the mode of conveyance for containerized dirty dirt.
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