An eastbound stack train slowly curves its way through Vail on a hot summers morning
UP 9051 West glides over Cienega Creek trying to escape storms
KCS4887 leads a WB manifest downgrade through Vail, AZ
UP 1982 slowly makes its way upgrade through the horseshoe toward Mescal
UP 5411 East slowly snakes its way through the horseshoe curve in Vail AZ
UP 5986 leads an empty grain train from AZ Grain to Northfield, MN through the tight curves and cuts in Cienega Creek
UP 8705 leads the ZMNLA through the cuts out in Vail Arizona
UP 8942 in the lead of a long and heavy WB manifest as it passes downgrade over the Cienega Creek bridge
A special and rare leader on this EB intermodal train as it snakes its way through Cienega Creek. Later in the day this train would pass a CNW leader going WB. Something extremely rare in the year... (more)
UP 5711 leading a massive double stack train through Cienega Creek on an early October morning
UP 9039 rolls downgrade into Tucson, AZ as an extremely rare snow storm hits southern Arizona
An extremely rare opportunity occurred on the morning of February 23rd, snow stuck overnight in Vail, AZ leaving a beautiful snow covered morning. UP 8098 leads a light manifest EB through Pantano
UP 2706 gets clearance to proceed up the steep grade to mescal as a huge winter storm hits Vail, they where running trains 1 at a time though the creek.
A WB Union Pacific autorack train glides downgrade through Vail
After snowing all night in southern AZ UP 8572 leads a long manifest up the grade to the summit in Mescal. The bridge here in Vail rarely ever sees this much snow.