Dusk on the Moon
In his book Never on Wednesday, photographer Mel Patrick called this area of the Utah desert a “moonscape”, and I can’t imagine anywhere on earth that would... (more)
The railroad from Aus to Luderitz, on the Atlantic coast of Namibia, has recently been rebuilt. However it seems to have been abandoned and is now swamped by the ever moving sand dunes.
These 3 engines probably belong to a private freight operator independent from RAI. I can't find their numbers in the RAI roster that I have. They are numbered: 7019, 7099 and 7100. Any informatio... (more)
The Great Trans-Iranian Railway
On the north part of the Trans-Iranian (i.e. north of Teheran), the daily train 203 Firuzkuh - Teheran travels in the scenic Hablerud river valley... (more)
At what I believe is only location in the world that you can photograph a train through a natural arch, Union Pacific’s Potash Turn heads north into Bootlegger Canyon on May 12, 2006. This train n... (more)
Union Pacific Potash local begins return trip.
The UP Potash Local is returning to Grand Junction past the splendor of rugged Utah.
The tail of our 200 cars convoy, eastbound.
Six graduates of Electro-motive's La Grande, IL erecting hall, class of the SD40 series, bring the westbound empty Trona 'coal buckets' out of the Searles Valley and towards an interchange with th... (more)
A loaded coal train is snaking towards Green River, on its trip to Salt Lake City (and beyond?).
We were actually waiting for a train from Green River, but traffic only came from behind us. Fortu... (more)
This line is no more
Further to the catastrophic rains and flash floods in March 2015, much of the line was destroyed. The Poterillos plant is now served by trucks.
This line is no more!
Further to the catastrophic rains and flash floods in March 2015, much of the line was destroyed. I copy-paste information from Mel Turner who is a knowledgea... (more)
UP's Potash Local returns northward from the mine with four empty tank cars from Crescent Junction. Due to the Memorial Day holiday, no potash loads were pulled from the industry, but it does not... (more)