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.
Ending the day the last rays of sun illuminate the highest hills of Salado Creek and Potrerillos Gorge, FERRONOR freight coming from Codelco foundry and copper plant in Potrerillos, negotiates a c... (more)
A water tower and abandoned station belie that fact that these tracks are still amazingly active and busy on the FCAB main between Calama and Antofagasta.
Union Pacific’s Potash Local approaches Emkay, Utah, on a nice March 4, 2012. This pretty red rock country is just across from the entrance to Arches National Park.
This photo was taken in 2016. It shows the recently rebuilt line from Aus to Lüderitz, which was swamped by the ever moving sand dunes. So, I was amazed to see a youtube clip of a train arriving i... (more)
Union Pacific's Potash Local eases into the confines of the impressive red rocks near Arches National Park. UP #6873 & #7023 are being utilized as distributed power with the head end seen in the b... (more)
The Potash Local heads westbound with empty hopper cars for Intrepid Potash.
The Potash local heads Eastbound on the Cane Creek Branch at the crossing with the Corona Arch trail.
Union Pacific SD70M No. 4812 leads the Potash Local, symboled "LDG51B" westbound through the tight cut approaching the Corona Arch Trailhead near Moab, Utah, on March 15, 2019.
Climbing through the fascinating Trona Pinnacles sprouting up out a dry lake bed in the harsh desert south of Searles Valley, a Trona Railway freight rumbles toward the Union Pacific connection at... (more)
Helper's set at Cumbre Pass , Clyde GT22LC-3 (ex GL26C Australian railways ) ,GMD NF210 ex Canadian National and EMD GR12U
Dynamic brakes whine as a long train of empty hoppers snakes downgrade past the other-worldly landscape of the Searles Valley and Trona Pinnacles.
An about 2300 ton train (lead/zinc/silver concentrates in containers) from the San Cristóbal mine in Bolivia towards the harbour of Mejillones north of Antofagasta left the border station of Ollag... (more)