An eastbound stack train bound for Houston crosses over Lake Amistad, the magnitude of the bridge increased by the low water levels of the lake suffered from another long, dry Texas summer.
Scarce vegetation can be found in this desertic area, many cacti accompany the passage of trains of iron in a very cold and cloudy day, not common to observe in those places.
Santa Fe's 891 train snakes through Arizona's scenic Crozier Canyon on Oct. 7, 1995.
One tends to pick their path very carefully when walking to a photo spot here. The Cape Natal line into and out of Creighton was a wonderful venue for charters with this engine, but sadly Transne... (more)
Just beginning the slow descent downgrade toward Kelso, a westbound UP intermodal train passes through the summit of Cima Hill on the old LA&SL route.
A quartet of Super Fleet warbonnets lead a Santa Fe piggyback train through Kingman Canyon.
Northbound train headed to the Copper Basin interchange. This road is now back in service running once or twice a week.
An ore train from the mine at Ray, AZ poses with the saguaro cactus in Kelvin as it delivers another load of copper ore for the smelter in Hayden, AZ.
Nice line-up of fallen flag boxcars. B&O round top, DL&W (Route of the Phoebe Snow), Great Northern, Burlington....just about as interesting as the steam engine pulling them.
Copper Basin Railway’s empty ore train No. OT-2 rumbles through Ray Junction, Arizona, on March 29, 2010. Spring has sprung in the high desert, as the Gila River is running brown and a hillside of... (more)
Passing through the Sonoran Desert National Monument, this east bound inter-model is watched by the Saguaro cacti.
A westbound UP manifest passes over the famed Cienega Creek bridge as the cacti in the foreground bath in the late fall desert sun on November 23, 2012.
Warren Curve Two Union Pacific SD90MACs (true 6000 h.p. SD90MAC-H locomotives), Nos. 8521 and 8513, pull a long freight eastbound through Warren, California, on March 28, 2001.
A westbound UP stack train passes one of the many Sonoran Cactus in the Shawmut area as it heads towards Gila Bend to meet 3 eastbounds on 11/24/12.