Carmelita curves: One of the MONUMENTS most recognizable of the Tocopilla coastal, old but still brilliant BoxCab 289A GE Electric Locomotives built in 1927, no major problems up the grade (slope)... (more)
Well into the sunset in the Chilean altiplano, this train with warehouses continues down from the heights of the Andes to the city of Calama, and then to the regional capital Antofagasta.
Union Pacific’s Potash local is just about to enter a large cut and exit Bootlegger Canyon on the way to Potash, Utah, on February 10, 2006. An EMD SD60/GE C40-8 duo powers the short train though ... (more)
The Potash local out of Grand Jct., CO, only ran on Fridays down to Potash, UT, and back. The local used the Crane Creek Branch which was a very remote 37 miles of scenic branch line south of the ... (more)
Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches Emkay, Utah, on a nice March 4, 2012. This incredible red rock country is just across from the entrance to Arches National Park.
Spectacular Bootlegger Canyon Union Pacific’s Potash Turn heads north into Bootlegger Canyon on the afternoon of May 12, 2006. This train normally operates in the morning, so this late ... (more)
The last grade to the mine: trains are empty this way.