The towering red rocks of Moab make even thundering freight trains seem like children's playthings.
Dutifully crawling along the Cane Creek Branch to Intrepid Potash the local is nearing its destination. The surprising geology along the Colorado River in... (more)
On Friday the 13th, LDG51B also known as the Potash Local heads north with a pair of UP 70M's at the Corona Arch Trailhead with 30 loads for Grand Junction.
The Westbound Potash Local heads through Bootlegger Canyon on the Cane Creek Branch. Corona Arch is seen in the background.
The Potash local heads Eastbound on the Cane Creek Branch at the crossing with the Corona Arch trail.
The once-a-week potash Local heads Westbound with empty hopper cars for Intrepid Potash. The train is seen in scenic Bootleggers Canyon on the Cane Creek Branch.
UP's "Potash Local" eases up towards Bootlegger Tunnel near Moab on its way to Intrepid Potash.
On a hot sunday EMD GP40-2 1348 and EMD GO60 1019 pull the Potash local along the Colorado river.
With 23 empties separating a 2x2 setup of UP GE's, the Potash Local tiptoes down the Cane Creek Branch descending into Gold Bar Canyon paralleling the Colorado River. This was my second time comin... (more)