The Potash Local splits the red rock just just a few miles north of Moab as it descends down towards Bootlegger Tunnel.
Union Pacific’s potash local trundles through spectacular Bootlegger Canyon north of Potash, Utah, on April 4, 2010. Above lead locomotive GE AC4400CW-CTE No. 6001 is Corona Arch, with an openin... (more)
Union Pacific’s Potash Turn heads north past unique red rock formations into Bootlegger Canyon on the afternoon of May 12, 2006. This train normally operates in the morning, so this late afterno... (more)
Moab Tailings train heads for the loadout at Moab on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Mon-Thurs the train will make a round trip to Brendel and a one way trip on Friday to clear up for the Potash Tur... (more)
The DPUs of the Moab Tailings train pushes south for the loadout right outside Moab. In the background is Arches National Park.
After the Potash Turn gets back to Brendel on Sunday afternoon, the Moab Tailings train returns to the Moab "ramp" for unloading on Monday morning. This train will make a round trip from Moab to B... (more)
A pair of ex-SP GP40-2s return from Potash light power as they creep along through the blasted walls of Bootlegger Canyon. In about 1/2 mile they will enter the 7,050ft tunnel.
The ever so famous Potash Turn exits the west end of the 7,050ft Bootlegger Tunnel with a pair of GP40-2s and two cars. for Potash. While it use to be a Friday event, he train is scheduled to run ... (more)
Treading through Utah’s red rock country, Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches Bootlegger Canyon on the northbound trip back to the main line at Brendel on April 4, 2010.
SP's Potash Local rambles through a deep cut on the Cane Creek Branch near Seven Mile.
Near Arches National Park on the scenic Union Pacific Cane Creek Subdivision, UP’s Potash local approaches Potash, Utah, on March 4, 2012.
Rio Grande's Potash Turn glides through Seven Mile with 26 loads of potash from the Texas Gulf mine near Moab, Utah.
Little train in red rock country On March 4, 2012, Union Pacific’s Potash local heads back to the main line at Brendel, Utah, after setting out most of its cars at Potash, and is now ... (more)
Union Pacific’s Potash local is just about to enter a large cut and exit Bootlegger Canyon on the way to Potash, Utah, on February 10, 2006. An EMD SD60/GE C40-8 duo powers the short train thoug... (more)
Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches Emkay, Utah, on a nice March 4, 2012. This incredible red rock country is just across from the entrance to Arches National Park.