With seven empty hoppers for the Potash facility in Moab, LDG51B is seen passing some of the beautiful red rock formations along the Cane Creek Sub with a pair of UP 70M's for power.
On Friday the 13th, LDG51B also known as the Potash Local heads north with a pair of UP 70M's at the Corona Arch Trailhead with 30 loads for Grand Junction.
Union Pacific's Potash Local eases into the confines of the impressive red rocks near Arches National Park. UP #6873 & #7023 are being utilized as distributed power with the head end seen in the b... (more)
Union Pacific's weekly 'Potash Local' makes its way south along the Cane Creek Branch about to duck under Highway 191.
Union Pacific's 'Potash Local' rolls west along the scenic D&RGW in eastern Utah.
Standing at 105 feet high and 140 feet wide, a natural wonder of the world by the name of the Corona Arch is the perfect representation of the beauty of Utah and the great American west. Framed th... (more)
With 23 empties separating a 2x2 setup of UP GE's, the Potash Local tiptoes down the Cane Creek Branch descending into Gold Bar Canyon paralleling the Colorado River. This was my second time comin... (more)
The Potash Local begins its trek down the Cane Creek Branch veering away from the mainline at Crescent Junction
Union Pacific's Potash Local rolls west along the ex DRGW through the well photographed spot at Thompson
The red rocks of Long Canyon dwarf Union Pacific's 'Potash Local' as it creeps along the Cane Creek Branch nearing its destination of Intrepid Potash.
A young boy watches Union Pacific's 'Potash Local' roar up the Cane Creek Branch near Arches National Park
Union Pacific's Potash local rolls down the Cane Creek Branch while outdoor enthusiast prepare for an afternoon of fun in the sun
Union Pacific's Potash Local rumbles north on the Cane Creek Branch on its way back to Grand Junction
A few miles north of Moab, UT, the Potash Local is seen rolling through some of the spectacular scenery on the return trip up the Cane Creek Branch with the snow capped La Sal Mountains looming in... (more)
The Potash Local heads back north as it approaches Bootlegger Canyon on the return trip.