Just before the sun dips behind the mountains, a Union Pacific intermodal accelerates out of Estrella on an unusually busy Sunday along the sunset route.
The awesome local which interchanges with Arizona and California railroad (consist BNSF 1005 H1, Patch BN 1673, BNSF 663 H2 and patch Warbonnet 642) lead a long train to Castle Hot Springs where t... (more)
An old first generation sd70ace, pushes the rear of a long manifest train up the relentless Mescal hill.
On the first of December in the beautiful winter morning light, a Union Pacific manifest grinds up the steep grade at Fenner to the summit at Dragoon Az. Also an interesting note, a large group of... (more)
In the late golden hour, about 15 minutes before sunset, the last train of the day appears. The sunlight and dark stormy background speak for themselves here, along with the unreal red colored cli... (more)
A long manifest rounds the sweeping curves of N Guam NM in the late afternoon, with sleet and rain storms building up just beyond the cliffs in the distance.
A CREX and H1 lead the ARZC interchange local back from castle hot springs to Phoenix on the BNSF PHX Sub aka Peavine
Arizona and California (ex RCPE) 3998 recently repainted into the typical G&W orange leads the interchange local to BNSF’s Castle Hot Springs siding.
What’s a 4th of July day without a UP train led by 2 engines with the American Flag? This was a hot afternoon, but a shady tree offers a relaxing place to photograph also a nice little bit of comp... (more)
Storms brew at Cienega Creek and the railroad sure needs to get things moving again quickly. I say that because, this shot is an uncommon EB power move on top track because the 3rd engine (a c40-8... (more)
A slightly different view at Eagle nest of a train curving on the elevated track from the north side.
A ferromex locomotive leads an eastbound UP manifest on the Phoenix Sub leaving Germann siding.
A long and hot Phoenix bound priority intermodal train, races up from a sag before entering the small town of ash fork.
An awesome class unit and extremely rare leader for Arizona, CN 8000, pulls an autorack train uphill out of Tucson heading for Texas.
The distant headlight of a Union Pacific Auto Rack departs out of Phoenix with some late season October storms forming around the valley. Luckily at the horizon the sun came out in the last minute... (more)