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.
Sonoran cactus bathe in the desert sun as a eastbound UP Z train passes by at Shawmut,AZ on 11/24/12.
On Black Friday 2012, UP's hot Z train from Atlanta,GA to Los Angeles,CA hauls some Tropicana orange juice and other goods westbound as it crosses over the famed Cienega Creek bridge east of Vail,... (more)
Empty Coal from Tucson Electric Light & Power eastbound at Ciennega Creek. The Ciennega Road Bridge, on the right, was recently added to the register of historic places.
A BNSF train of empty racks heads at Crookton, AZ heads east to be re-loaded, while a cactus catches the last golden rays of sunshine and soon would become glint cactus.
A BNSF TOFC train rolls through Kingman Canyon, while scampering around the rocks in the canyon one needs to be mindful of the cactus. I saw more than one individual move to swiftly only to find o... (more)
Marching through the desert A Santa Fe westbound passes a Joshua tree west of Jimgrey, California, on March 7, 1996. Even though the railroad is now officially BNSF at this date, it’s h... (more)
A empty CBRY ore train drifts into the mine and away from the photographers grasp. Within the next hour and half the train will be loaded and readied for another trip to Hayden.
East bound 08:30 loads seen between Kearny and Hayden Junction Az.
At appropriately named Joshua siding two UP Century DD40Xs almost have a westbound over Cima summit in California Mojave Desert between Las Vegas and Barstow.
An eastbound Santa Fe intermodal train curves out of Sais, New Mexico, and is about to enter Abo Canyon at 10:49 a.m. on the morning of May 23, 1991.
westbound intermodal train in the middle of Crozier Canyon near Truxton, AZ
At sunrise in the Maricopa Mountains, an eastbound UP stack train roars up the grade at Shawmut as it struggles through the many curves on the Sunset Route here.
Late in the day, an SP SD45T-2 leads an eastbound UP stack train from the ICTF up the constant 1.0 percent grade at Shawmut.
A variety of motive power lifts an eastbound UP stack train up the 1.0 percent grade of the Maricopa Mountains at Shawmut.