Skirting the distinct Book Cliffs in the Utah desert, Union Pacific’s Potash local climbs Thompson Hill on the Green River Subdivision main line on February 10, 2006. The local will begin its trip... (more)
Train loaded with copper concentrate from El Salvador copper mine, after passing the Montandon former station is a closed horseshoe curve and from there will begin to climb towards CODELCO foundry... (more)
Only memories?, Or will good news come?: That narrow white color seen in the photo, is the Salado River, normally with an insignificant flow, practically dry. In March of 2015 there were un... (more)
Potash local nearing the end of the Cane Creek Branch
On the return trip to Searles Valley, the Trona Railway is seen passing the famous Trona Pinnacles.
On the north part of the Trans-Iranian (i.e. north of Teheran), the daily 203 Firuzkuh - Teheran travels in the scenic Hablerud river valley between Firuzkuh and ... (more)
Desert railroading in central Iran
Desert storm!In the central Iran desert just before a thunderstom (with rain), the strong winds generate a short but impressive sand storm.
Hauled by a French Alstom Prima diesel, a containers train starts its long northbound journey from Bafq to Mashhad while schoolgirls enjoy the sand dunes.