Desert railroading in central Iran
Desert storm!In the central Iran desert just before a thunderstom (with rain), the strong winds generate a short but impressive sand storm.
Hauled by a French Alstom Prima diesel, a containers train starts its long northbound journey from Bafq to Mashhad while schoolgirls enjoy the sand dunes.
A westbound Union Pacific stack train threads through the heart of the 'Grand Canyon of the Mojave'.
Skirting along the rugged landscape of the Mojave Desert, a BNSF Z train for Barstow catches the last 60 seconds of light at Ludlow on its way to Los Angeles from the Midwest.
Grasping the Scale of the Carrizo Gorge - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - In order to grasp the massive scale of the Carrizo Gorge, the Railroad: Carrizo Gorge RailroadLocomotive: - - - -Location: Jacumba, California, USALocomotive #: - - - -Train ID: - - - -Photo Date: March 12, 2017
Standing at 105 feet high and 140 feet wide, a natural wonder of the world by the name of the Corona Arch is the perfect representation of the beauty of Utah and the great American west. Framed th... (more)
Looking East from the East Portal of Tunnel 8 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - The view looking east from the East Portal of Tunnel 8.
UP's CWEIP-22 led by UP 8819 works its way to Solitude, UT on UP's Green River sub.
The Collapse of the East Portal of Tunnel 16 - [Gorge Ride 2017 Series] - Debris from the collapse of the rock around the east portal of Tunnel 16 lies in the road bed after an unusually w... (more)
Nearing Yuma for a crew change, a westbound Union Pacific's container train winds through the many curves in southwestern Arizona's Dome Valley located on UP's Gila Subdivision.
Trona Railway SD40T-2 2005 continues the southward climb out of the Searles Valley as it passes through the Trona Pinnacles.
Though Solitude is one of the most apt railroad location names I've been to I also felt the presence of the great photographers who'd come before to this remote location for this classic shot on t... (more)
If Mars had trains Curving through Utah’s red rock country, Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches Bootlegger Canyon on the northbound trip back to the main line at Brendel on April 4,... (more)