RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 197 Amtrak GE P42DC at Darling, Arizona by David Carballido-Jeans
 
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Amtrak (more..)
GE P42DC (more..)
BNSF Seligman Subdivision (more..)
Darling, Arizona, USA (more..)
April 20, 2018
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AMTK 197 (more..)
A4 1 19A (more..)
David Carballido-Jeans (more..)
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For the last four years here at NAU I have wanted one particular shot; a late Amtrak coming out of the sag at Darling in morning light. I have been here to photographed Amtrak number of times, but I have either gotten blocked by the clouds, another train met Amtrak causing shadows on the engines, or a BNSF unit was added to the point. Well, I got enough noticed that Amtrak was late and this would be my last opportunity to try again. I made it to Darling with a minute to spare before Amtrak came into view. Heavy, dark clouds loomed over head and I figured that I would add this shot to the pile of cloudy Darling shots in the archives. I must have some sympathy from the rail gods, cause for a brief second (and I do mean a second), sunlight was able to peak through just for one frame to capture the moment. It's still not what I want in regards to the classic Darling shot, but it's a shot I'll never be able to recreate again.
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