Big Boy 4014 has just left Casa Grande for the short tour segment between that city and Tucson. The train is approaching the Toltec Road crossing in Eloy at a good speed. This was another hot day ... (more)
After chasing NS 8100 and a all NS consists....following her tail was this second all NS consists on the Union Pacific Sunset Route in Arizona.
The first rays of sunlight on 11/24/12 glints off the side of Amtrak train #2, the Sunset Limited, as it races eastbound at Eloy,AZ on 11/24/12. Picacho Peak is seen in front of the train.
The sun has risen 5 minutes previous as a 16 minute late train #2, the Sunset Limited, races eastbound at Eloy,AZ on 11/24/12. If the station stop at Maricopa and its 2 car platform wouldn't have ... (more)
Running on its tri-weekly schedule out of Los Angeles, the Sunset Limited has departed Maricopa a few minutes ago and at 7:25 AM is heading into the new Saturday morning sunshine.
Westbound in the hole at Picacho.
A westbound manifest sits on the wye at Picacho waiting to enter the main.
A westbound manifest with an unpatched SD40M-2 as the fourth unit waits to enter the Phoenix branch.
An eastbound manifest waits in the hole for a west bound Z-train.
Dont let those palm trees fool you, this is still AZ