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  1. Potash on the Move

    Potash on the Move

    A pair of SD90/43AC motors leads a string of Canpotex potash covered hoppers westward through the Columbia River Gorge.
  2. Canpotex Power

    Canpotex Power

    A pair of SD9043AC locomotives lead a westbound Conpotex unit train into the curves after crossing the Deschutes river in the Columbia River Gorge. Evening light just before sunset softens the colors.
  3. Skyline Potash

    Skyline Potash

    Can you find the green diamonds?
  4. Green Diamonds

    Green Diamonds

    The evil army charges onward to a mine somewhere. The train is heading east, so they must be empty.
  5. Potash Of The City

    Potash Of The City

    Canpotex hoppers depart the city scapes of Moose Jaw. I have a very strong hatread of such trains, and I was kind of P.O'd when it prooved to be the most common operation on the Indian Head line. The train did have DPUs, though.
  6. Flying over Lyons Ferry

    Flying over Lyons Ferry

    An empty Canpotex Potash train, the OT5EO 20, is Canada-bound crossing the massive Joso Bridge in Eastern Washington, on UP's Ayer Subdivision. Original plan for this day found me traveling on US 395 towards Spokane from Pasco, until I heard this train get a warrant northward from Page...
  7. Got potash?

    Got potash?

    Apparently this is a bad year for CP in terms of potash shipments. Bad year? We get around one of these 124 car monsters here daily! I can't imagine what a good year would look like. The power for such trains is exlusive provided by AC4400CW/ES44AC series, ussually 3 per train. The E/B's are... is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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