Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches some curvy track near Emkay on March 4, 2012. This location is near the entrance to Arches National Park in Utah’s beautiful red rock country.
A seven-car Union Pacific Potash local trundles through amazing red rock country along the Colorado River near Moab, Utah, on February 10, 2006.
Union Pacific GE AC4400CW-CTEs Nos. 6044 and 5946 overpower a one-car Potash local along the Colorado River after departing Potash, Utah, on March 4, 2012. The towering sandstone cliffs loom over ... (more)
Top Ten of 2016. With 2016 in the books, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from the past year.1. Less than 24 hours after landing in Denver for a week-long tr... (more)
Top Ten of 2016. With the year almost over, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from 2016.3. One of the three main railroad targets of the October trip to Color... (more)
A 13-car Potash local approaches multiple curves nearing Emkay, Utah, on March 4, 2012. This is a former Rio Grande branch, now Union Pacific’s Cane Creek Subdivision running through red rock coun... (more)
UP's Potash Local rolls south on the Cane Creek Sub with a 12 car train on Memorial Day weekend.
UP's Potash Local heads south along the Cane Creek Sub for the mine at the end of the line, seen here as it starts to enter the famous red rock territory at the south end of the subdivision.
UP's Potash Local returns northward from the mine with four empty tank cars from Crescent Junction. Due to the Memorial Day holiday, no potash loads were pulled from the industry, but it does not... (more)
With the train about as small as it can be and dwarfed by the amazing red rock scenery around Moab, Utah—Union Pacific’s Potash local heads back to the main line after setting out most of its cars... (more)
UP's Potash Local exits the former Rio Grande mainline and enters the Cane Creek Sub for its run south to the potash mine.
UP's Potash Local heads for home at Grand Junction, CO as it traverses the former Rio Grande maineline across eastern Utah, dwarfed by the geography and emptiness of the surrounding area.
UP's Potash Local nears the end of the line at the mine at the end of the Cane Creek Sub, its pair of GP40-2s and 12 cars dwarfed by amazing red canyon walls.
UP's Potash Local heads for home, slowly climbing away from the Colorado River on the scenic Cane Creek Sub.
UP's Potash Local continues its journey down the line, nearing the Uranium tailings loadout and the entrance to Arches National Park.