OT1 heads towards Ray Mine as it dodges the shadows near tunnel #2.
The OT-1 is southbound at Kelvin. Good winter rains have made the paloverde and mesquite trees blossom out before the intense summer heat arrives.
A local passenger train is leaving the Arbaroba station in the afternoon mist.
Hauling copper ore for the smelter at Hayden, Copper Basin Railway train OT-2 rumbles through the high desert scenery at Tunnel 2 just east of Ray Junction, Arizona, on March 8, 2005.
A new ACe's 'armour yellow' paint gleams in the morning sun as it pushes an eastbound stack train through the curves at Shawmut.
Westbound OT-1 empties at Ray Junction is climbing a grade towards the copper mine.
Westbound OT-1 empties at Ray Junction is diverging from the mainl to the Ray Branch.
Crossing into California from Arizona, a westbound container train passes over the Colorado River via Santa Fe's iconic Topock Bridge.
Regional train Catania-Randazzo
Overlooked by a forest of yuccas and Joshua trees, a westbound manifest with a brand new GEVO on the point creeps downgrade past the east switch of Chase siding on Cima Hill.
Eastbound OT-1 is approaching the yard at Hayden Junction with 58 loads of copper ore.
A pair of SD70's appear briefly through a gap between the low, rocky hills at the west end of Shawmut siding.
Despite the passage of just a few hours, the clear tranquility of a beautiful morning out in the Sonoran Desert makes it difficult to imagine the previous day's torrential thunderstorms.
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regional train Messina-Palermo