UP 5985 west rounds one of the many curves around the mountains in the Sonoran Desert just west of Shawmut Arizona on the former SP.
Red Barrel Cactus and the Seven Sisters - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] -A trio of Red Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus cylindraceus) frame the view of the seven smaller trestle bridges east of Goat ... (more)
West Portal of Tunnel 11 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - A large Cholla (Genus Cylindropuntia) with numerous blooms on it prepare to burst forward after an unusually wet winter in the Sonoran... (more)
A short six-car Canon City and Royal Gorge Railway passenger train enters the Royal Gorge just east of the old Gorge siding location between Burnito and Gorge, Colorado, on June 2, 2011. EMD F7A N... (more)
With 47 loads of copper ore and three empties, Copper Basin job OT-1 rolls south towards Hayden through the rugged Arizona landscape near Ray Junction,AZ.
The southbound OT-1 (Ore Train 1) is at Kelvin, just north of Ray Junction.
The westbound Local is just past the junction switch with the Ray Branch at Ray Junction. The Local usually runs at night or very late afternoon, so a day time run was a treat.
Passing some Saguaro cactus on the Sunset Route at Wymola, Arizona, is a westbound Southern Pacific intermodal train on April 21, 1990. Leading the train is brand-new Cotton Belt GP60 No. 9693 on ... (more)
A Union Pacific SD60M and a pair of Chicago & Northwestern locomotives pull an eastbound double-stack train through the desert.
Traversing scenic Abo Canyon, a westbound Santa Fe freight crosses Bridge 873.8 over Abo Arroyo east of Sais, New Mexico, on the afternoon of June 2, 1995. New EMD SD75M No. 201 leads three more o... (more)
Local Train with new ADe13 just left the station of Solicchiata located on the north side of volcano Etna
Loaded OT1 with locomotive #502 is seen shortly after departing Ray Mine running along Florence-Kelvin Hwy into Ray Junction.
The third and final run of the day on the Canon City and Royal Gorge Railway passes a mean looking cactus as it approaches Parkdale at the west end of Colorado's Royal Gorge where the train will s... (more)