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)
Kane Creek Geology
In the land of the Arches one might get the impression from the geology surrounding the inbound potash local of the origins of these mythical formation... (more)
In a very mars-like scene, the Potash local heads south through Bootlegger Canyon, winding along the icy Colorado River with two SD70M's leading the way.
The Potash Local passes through bootlegger canyon on their way back towards Grand Junction.
The Potash Local passes through bootlegger canyon on their way to Moab.
The Potash Local passes through bootlegger canyon.
The Potash Local passes through a rock cut on their way to Moab.
A couple SD70M’s pull their train of empties for Potash uphill after leaving the Green River Sub, with the La Sal mountains in the background.
On a hot sunday EMD GP40-2 1348 and EMD GO60 1019 pull the Potash local along the Colorado river.
Potash Local returns to Grand Junction.
A closed grade crossing at Potash, Utah, on the end of Union Pacific’s Cane Creek Subdivision is still guarded by this old sign that has seen better days.
UP’s Potash local approaches Emkay, Utah, through some squiggly track on March 4, 2012.
Potash Branch by moonlight The serpentine right-of-way of the Potash Branch is illuminated by the moon and an approaching Union Pacific train near Emkay, Utah, at 7:43 p.m. on March 4, ... (more)
Amid the beauty of Utah’s red rock country, Union Pacific’s Potash Local approaches its namesake on March 18, 2005.
Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches Emkay, Utah, on a pleasant March 4, 2012. This incredible red rock country is just across from the entrance to Arches National Park.