Union Pacific's Potash Local from Grand Junction to Moab and return slides underneath the Corona Arch on their way back to Grand Junction.
I've had this photo in my head for a few years, but haven't made the time to head out to Moab very often. Since I first wondered if it was possible, I've seen the train framed through Corona Arch ... (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.
The potash local heads west on the Green River Sub, on their way to Moab.
Union Pacific’s Potash Local seems to be bursting straight out of a solid wall of red rock in this view. The location is at the bottom of a steep, narrow cut on the downgrade that ends at the Co... (more)
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.
After picking up some tanks at Brendel, the Potash Local highballs on the UP Green River Sub for Grand Junction Colorado.
On a hot sunday EMD GP40-2 1348 and EMD GO60 1019 pull the Potash local along the Colorado river.
The once a week Union Pacific Potash local nears the end of the Cane Creek Subdivision .
Potash Local returns to Grand Junction.