At the isolated location of Eagle Nest, AZ, an eastbound Santa Fe manifest comes out of a rock cut on the Williams Crookton Line Change, which the railroad built in 1960. The new line has gentle c... (more)
The UP Lordsburg Sub is part of the Sunset Route that runs from Tuscon to El Paso. This westbound stack train is crawling up the 1.15-1.6% grade out of Benson. Here the train passes thru the xover... (more)
In my May trip out to Arizona I wanted to hit up the Lordsburg stuff since it had some different style signals on it east of Tuscon. The Lordsburg Sub is part of the Sunset Route that runs from Tu... (more)
With the summit of Raton Pass nearly at hand Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief rounds the famous curve at Wootton.
On a beautiful afternoon in May of 1999, a westbound UP pig train crosses the Willcox Playa with two SP units for power. At the time this photo was taken, there was only a single track across this... (more)
The hottest train on the system. With the newest units on the roster. A B40-8W leads 5 GP60M's in their beautiful red and silver paint.
A Southern Pacific work train departs Sycan Shop on the abandoned Oregon, California & Eastern with a trainload of salvaged track material.
Warbonnet 517 pulls into Burns Junction with a small freight.
After a successful day of chasing the Southwest Chief across Raton Pass, our group headed towards Grants to set up for the Escalante & Western the next day. A quick stop off the interstate at Lagu... (more)
An SP freight follows South Bounder Creek westward approaching Tolland, CO and Moffat Tunnel.
As traffic passes on Interstate 10, SP 9733 West, a UP manifest, waits for a meet in the siding at Wymola. The headlights of westbound vehicles are lighting up 9733's uniform string of boxcars.
BNSF 7837 & 4143 head into Crozier Canyon with an eastbound stack train.
Early morning light peaks over the ridges and into the Clark Fork Valley as the westbound Montana Rail Link morning gas train rolls towards its destination of east Thompson Falls. The train will s... (more)
SD70ACes BNSF 9206 and 9062 make a nice pair on the back of a westbound coal train crawling through Austin, MT and starting the final assault on Mullan Pass on Montana Rail Link.
Amtrak train 5, the westbound California Zephyr, cruises along near Burns, CO on November 9, 2017.