BNSF 3923 brings up the rear of an eastbound stack train. The train has just left Cherokee and is curving through Yampai Canyon on the approach to Peach Springs, AZ.
Hard to catch a train on the Peavine, but I was lucky enough one day to catch a decent sized PHWBEL climbing and curving up the Phoenix sub. The town visible in the back is Ash Fork. This is part... (more)
First light illuminates the clean DPU unit on the rear of a westbound freight train winding through Nelson, AZ.
One of my favorite locations on the Seligman sub...takes a bit of a hike but the view is tremendous. Here DPUs make up for a lack of westbound traffic on a late afternoon.
In the summer on the Seligman Sub, the rails between Canyon Diablo and Winslow offer a tremendous amount of silhouette potential. In this scene, an nice EMD stands out amongst what seems like an e... (more)
In the Fall of 2014 by youngest was just one year old, but I got a hall pass for the fall. The shot across the Potomac River near Paw Paw has always been a favorite, but I truly stumbled upon this... (more)
A beautiful sunset at Seligman AZ. Another eastbound trains on a busy subdivision.
On November 4, 2017 a westbound BNSF train struggles uphill towards Yampai just after the sun lit up over the Aubrey Cliffs at Pica.
With a national weather service forecast calling for 95% cloud coverage we skipped the trip to Joso...and slept in a little. When I woke up and saw the clouds we hauled ass to the closest thing fr... (more)
Early when only a few SD70Ms roamed the UP system, UP 4000 is captured as the sun sets leading the IAPOA-19 at James, CA.
On 5 May 2004, UP 4859 is in charge of the IOALBR-4. In this scene the Southbound train has made a short pause at Bakersfield, CA at the UP yard for a crew change.
In November of 2016, UP 7469 paused at Winterhaven California waiting its turn for a crew change at Yuma. The slight pause enabled the timing of this photo.
On the last day of 2016 the skies of Arizona put on a show as the sun peeked out from a winter storm. The light was insane as an Eastbound stack train is passing through Canyon Diablo.
In November of 2017, the astounding Arizona sunset provides the backdrop for an Eastbound stack train at Seligman, AZ.
Back in the day the red and silver lasted for quite a while. Here is a scene with some nice warbonnets at a famous shot on Tehachapi.