A couple of hikers take a break to watch UP's once a week Potash train enter Bootlegger Canyon with 10 car loads. The 1.5 mile trail behind the train leads to the famous Corona Arch.
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.
An extra Potash local makes an unusual late afternoon appearance as it exits Bootlegger Canyon heading to the Potash Mine which is located at the end of the Cane Creek Branch. Corona Arch is seen ... (more)
UP's "Potash Local" attacks the grade into Bootlegger Canyon after finishing its work at Intrepid Potash.
Once-a-week potash local at Corona Arch.
Union Pacific’s Potash local heads south into Bootlegger Canyon after exiting the 7,068-foot Moab Tunnel on May 12, 2006. This train normally operates in the morning, so this afternoon departure f... (more)
In perhaps the only location in the world that you can photograph a train through a natural arch, Union Pacific’s Potash local heads north into Bootlegger Canyon on May 12, 2006. This train normal... (more)
With their work completed at Potash, UT, the local is just entering the massive cut at mile 31 and about to head into Bootlegger Canyon.
UP 3423 is seen leading a late Potash local back north to Grand Junction in the Colorado River Canyon north of Potash - 12/09/2008
After a long wait UP 3216 is seen leading a late potash local south through the Bootlegger Canyon - 12/09/2008
Moving about 5 mph the Fridays only Potash Local emerged from Bootlegger Canyon headed for Potash. The unstable roadbed keeps the train at a crawl through the canyon and tunnel south of Moab.