Just a few miles north of Intrepid Potash's mine at aptly-named Potash, the Cane Creek Sub begins a 1.2% grade for northbound trains. With no load from the mine this day, the Potash Local makes e... (more)
Rolling off the approach span of the Big Sandy River bridge in Catlettsburg, W020-03 is making all of 10 miles per hour (per timetable rules for the train) before speeding up and "meeting one... (more)
The Cane Creek Sub may not be known for its traffic density, but it is certainly known for it's scenery. The Sunday-only "Potash Local" slowly works it's way through one of the cuts jus... (more)
The "Potash Local" make their Sunday run towards the Cane Creek Sub at Brendel under the impressive Book Cliffs that parallel the former Rio Grande mainline in eastern Utah.
That's a leader you don't see everyday! A GP40-2 of all things is in charge of quite the consist on today's 65T, racing west over Burd's Crossing.
UP's Potash Local slowly works it way toward the mine at the end of the line as awe-inspiring red cliffs and blue skies encourage pixels to be exposed by the millions.
A pair of UP GP40-2s lead the Potash Local into the mine at the end of the branch, breaking free of the narrow canyon as amazing red cliffs climb for the sky in the background.
"Heading Back to Manville"
A CSX locomotive and Conrail push car wait for a crew on Conrail's Carteret Industrial Track.
After stopping to let No. 93 go by they get the highball.
B&O 6101 switches the Armco Steel plant. Today the C&O tower and Armco plant are gone.
No. 93 with 4193 passes a stop freight. BS Jct. still had an cabin operator at this time
W/B empty with B&O power
A lucky spell of sun catches the northbound geometry train in Bunnell. The first time this train has had a GE on it, I guess NS wanted to keep pace with the FEC's new GEVO's.
NS Geo train heads south. First time I have ever seen a GE on this train.