The power for this week’s Canon City local in the form of three UP painted GP40-2 locomotives idles away in the confines of the former Rio Grande yard while the two other geeps continue sorting ca... (more)
Three ex-Rio Grande GP40-2s, with a pair in their original paint, rest after a long day of sorting cars in the yard and working the former CF&I steel mill.
Union Pacific's Friday only 'Potash Turn' rambles along the Cane Creek Subdivision just north of Seven Mile, Utah. The upper 30 miles of the 36 mile route have been upgraded to allow a 49 mph trac... (more)
Union Pacific's former D&RGW Cane Creek Subdivision is truly a marvel of engineering and construction. The Friday afternoon 'Potash Turn' is captured creeping slowly along 'the shelf' approaching ... (more)
Only a mile or two from the end of a long journey from Grand Junction, CO, Union Pacific's 'Potash Turn' rolls slowly along the Colorado River just north of the loadout and small yard at Potash, U... (more)
The process of completely rebuilding the upper 30 miles of UP's Cane Creek Subdivision in Utah has required several months but the completion of the work is drawing near. A few newly installed cro... (more)
Construction of the Cane Creek Subdivision through Utah's Bootlegger Canyon is truly a marvel of engineering. Here the Friday afternoon 'Potash Turn' creeps across 'the shelf' approaching the mass... (more)
On a warm and breezy spring morning, Union Pacific's 'Potash Turn' rambles around a couple of mud mounds in the Green River Desert near Thompson, Utah. On the point, UP GP40-2 #1364, built new as ... (more)
A trio of GP40-2's (Union Pacific, Rio Grande, Cotton Belt) work on the Plains west of Denver.