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.
Looking towards Dos Cabezas from outside the gorge at Tunnel #21 - Behind me, Tunnel #21 leads to the gorge side of the Jacumba Mountains. This line has been under an embargo order an... (more)
Into the Worm Hole - Looking into the eastward approach to Tunnel 17 on the desert line in the Carrizo Gorge. (This line has been under an embargo order and there has not been regular... (more)
Line Up With The Seven Sisters - The seven wooden trestle bridges between Dos Cabezas and Goat Canyon are known as the Seven Sisters. The view is looking towards Goat Canyon form the fir... (more)
The Turn at 106 - A whimsical late afternoon view of one of the seemingly infinite turns in the tracks that span the Carrizo Gorge on the desert line. (This line is currently under an e... (more)
The Seven Sisters - The seven wooden trestle bridges between Dos Cabezas and Goat Canyon are known as the Seven Sisters.
Also in the photo to the right are the Railroad: Carrizo Gorge RailwayLocomotive: NoneLocation: Carrizo Gorge - San Diego County, California, USALocomotive #: - - - -Train ID: - - - -Photo Date: January 10, 2014
An eastbound Union Pacific coal train passes through striking desert landscape just west of Floy, Utah, on March 16, 2009. In the foreground, small desert plants struggle to survive in such a low-... (more)
Dos Cabezas - At one time there was a station building located at Dos Cabezas and a water tower fed from a spring up the hill to the left.
The water tower still remains and it once fe... (more)
Tunnel 8 - It was a long hike over the mountain from Dos Cabezas, but it was worth the view. Looking at Tunnel 8 from the side of the trestle at Goat Canyon.
Goat Canyon Trestle - Built in 1932 to by pass a tunnel that had collapsed in an earthquake (located to the right, out of the frame) the trestle at Goat Canyon in the Carrizo Gorge is over ... (more)
Two Over the Side - It was a long hike over the mountain from Dos Cabezas, but it was worth the view on the other side. Here - Looking into the gorge from near the tracks, two wrecked box ... (more)
NF-210 locomotives built by GMD ex CNR, now working in Chile ... Are shifted very lonely in the Atacama desert. FCAB Nº 1428 was CN 942.
Triple traction in front and two helpers locomotives in end of FCAB acid train, up to hard slope from Mejillones seaport to great CODELCO Chuquicamata copper mine, by Cumbre Pass.
Westbound FCAB #210 ore train from Ollague, down to Angamos harbour (Cumbre Pass Pampa - Prat) in Mejillones city.
Southbound FCAB train, two EMD GL26C-2 locomotives #2004 and #2009, in the evening down from Ascotan at the heights of the Andes mountain, to Portezuelo - Antofagasta.