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.
Union Pacific's Potash Local rolls east along the ex D&RGW on its way back to Grand Junction,CO.
A young boy watches Union Pacific's 'Potash Local' roar up the Cane Creek Branch near Arches National Park
Union Pacific's Potash Local rumbles north on the Cane Creek Branch on its way back to Grand Junction
The UP Potash Local is heading down the Cane Creek Sub through the Colorado River Canyon.
Union Pacific's rare once a week "Potash Local" returns from the namesake industry with two GP40 locomotives in charge of 7 loaded hoppers . We weren't the only ones photographing the tr... (more)
That's a wrap folks! After 40 years of service for the Union Pacific Railroad, engineer R.E. Helling stands by his last locomotive, just after climbing off the unit for the last time. Mr. Helling ... (more)
Bloody Nose Originally built for the B&O in 1969, this GP40 was rebuilt by Morrison-Knudsen and re-released to the Southern Pacific on April 15, 1991. Besides still retaining its original... (more)
After a long day working in Canon City and the industries around it, the local comes back in to the Rio Grande yard with a three set of Geeps including one bloody nosed Southern Pacific locomotive... (more)
With her SP nose still displaying the fallen flag's initials proudly, the Canon City local has just returned from another day of work out west. Meanwhile, the Railroad: Union PacificLocomotive: EMD GP40M-2Location: Pueblo, Colorado, USALocomotive #: UP 1482Train ID: UP LDS53Photo Date: June 09, 2011
It's still possible to get some non-yellow consists....this local is pulling from 36th Street Yard.
Depatched Union Pacific GP40M-2 #1482 rolls into UP's Denver Yard with a former D&RGW GP40-2.
Patch UP1482 with the Mulford Job was caught today returning north to Mulford yard in San Leandro. Mulford is the very northern tip of the 470 mile ex-Southern Pacific Coast Line.