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Arizona and California 2016
Photo Album By: Paul Sykes
 
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Photo ID: 611821

Just a few moments after a calamitous camera drop (which was caused by the excitement of chasing an 'ACe leader' and resulted in a broken lens) a high priority intermodal with an interesting power... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD SD70ACe
Location: Ludlow, California, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 8509
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 12, 2016


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Added: Apr 01, 2017

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Photo ID: 611796

Late in the day, a UP manifest heads west past the Wellton cross-overs.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW-CTE
Location: Yuma, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: 5771
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 02, 2016


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Added: Mar 31, 2017

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Photo ID: 611774

As the sun climbs high into the sky, an eastbound UP freight negotiates the sweeping curves at Dome.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Yuma, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: 7514
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 03, 2016


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Added: Mar 31, 2017

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Photo ID: 607092

What can only be described as a 'pretty big train' heads east past the desert outpost of Ludlow, with four units on the head-end and two bringing up the rear of roughly two miles of double-stacks.... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: ES44C4
Location: California, USA
Locomotive #: 4229
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 12, 2016


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Added: Feb 18, 2017

Views: 1,280
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Photo ID: 599327

A tunnel motor in faded SP colours leads two similar units and three ex-UP SD40-2's on the steep approach to Searles with loaded hoppers from the plant at Trona.

Railroad: Trona Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: California, USA
Locomotive #: 2005
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 10, 2016


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Added: Dec 13, 2016

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Photo ID: 596446

Another beautiful day dawns at the northern end of the Gila Mountains as a manifest led by four GE's heads east past the old cantilever signal at Dome.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Dome, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: UP 5387
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 03, 2016


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Added: Nov 17, 2016

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Photo ID: 596338

In the early stages of their climb up to the summit of the line at Searles, six faded and battle-scarred EMD's work flat out on the incline between the floor of the Searles Valley and the Trona Pi... (more)

Railroad: Trona Railroad
Locomotive: EMD SD40T-2
Location: California, USA
Locomotive #: 2005
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 10, 2016


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Added: Nov 16, 2016

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Photo ID: 595710

The light power from BNSF'S Cadiz local heads westwards back to Barstow, its work complete for the day after interchanging with the Arizona and California Railroad out in the Mojave Desert. The Ca... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP60M-3
Location: Ludlow, California, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 116
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 08, 2016


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Added: Nov 10, 2016

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Photo ID: 595642

A pair of Tier IV GEs in showroom condition push a westbound manifest beneath the old cantilever searchlights at Dome. Even the knuckle is still spotless and gleaming!

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: 2739
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 05, 2016


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Added: Nov 09, 2016

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Photo ID: 595537

Here they come, nice and slow...the elusive sextet that threw us a curved ball when we were least expecting it - resulting in a breathless chase deep into the Mojave.

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP60M-3
Location: Cadiz, California, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 119
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 08, 2016


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Added: Nov 08, 2016

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Photo ID: 593972

Looking six miles through the binoculars to the western horizon sparks a frantic dash to the best vantage point to capture the train we've been hoping to see for several days but which we weren't ... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: EMD GP60M-3
Location: Ludlow, California, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 119
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 08, 2016


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Added: Oct 26, 2016

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Photo ID: 593469

The Arizona sunrise greets an eastbound manifest as it skirts around the northern edge of the Gila Mountains and passes the old cantilever signal at Dome.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Yuma, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: 5387
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 03, 2016


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Added: Oct 22, 2016

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Photo ID: 593393

Early morning in the Dome Valley finds empty auroracks heading east past the double crossovers at Wellton and their guardian SP-era cantilever signals.

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: GE ES44AC
Location: Wellton, Arizona, USA
Locomotive #: 8047
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 30, 2016


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By: Paul Sykes

Added: Oct 21, 2016

Views: 894
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Favorited: 3
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