RailPictures.Net Photo: UP 8236 Union Pacific EMD SD9043MAC at Radium, Colorado by Jason Cary
 
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Union Pacific (more..)
EMD SD9043MAC (more..)
Little Gore Canyon (more..)
Radium, Colorado, USA (more..)
June, 2002
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UP 8236 (more..)
Unknown
Jason Cary (more..)
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Remarks & Notes 
I kept kind of poor records on this slide but I believe it is the UP8236 in June of 2002. This coal load is 2x1x2 and is in full run 8 climbing the 1% Grade along the Colorado River. This canyon was going to be the site of a huge dam that would have flooded the Valley above the canyon. The rock was found to be unstable and was never built. A couple of large diversion tunnels lie built never used at the base of the cliff.
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