The Potash Local enters the Cane Creek Sub at Brendel behind a pair of SD70Ms and with a string of grotty covered hoppers that serve their purpose well.
The Potash Local exits the Green River Subdivision and enters the Cane Creek Sub at Brendel, passing the Approach signal guarding the junction between the two lines.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr rockets across the Utah desert near Green River on the former Denver & Rio Grande.
The Potash Local begins its trek down the Cane Creek Branch veering away from the mainline at Crescent Junction
Potash Local returns to Grand Junction.
Amtrak #5, the 'California Zephyr', highballs west through Crescent Junction Utah seen from a mile away atop a small hill. P42DC's #183 & #75 are in charge today as they speed towards their next s... (more)
With the Book Cliffs slowly receding into the distance, Union Pacific's 'Potash Turn' heads south at milepost 9, about one mile shy of the summit at Arch. Today's 12 car train has just under 27 mi... (more)
Union Pacific's 'Potash Turn' rolls north through Utah's Klondike Flat with 24 loads for Grand Junction, Colorado. The snowy LaSalle Mountains (found northeast of Moab) offer a spectacular backdro... (more)
Union Pacific's Friday only 'Potash Turn' departs the Green River Subdivision mainline at Brendel for a 35 mile journey southward down the Cane Creek Subdivision. Evidence of track upgrading are v... (more)