Union Pacific 3069, Rio Grande 5507, SP 8504 and UP 3044 at the diesel service in the Tucson Yard. In the distance is the SP yard tower.
A dirty CSX 8047 leads CSX 7029 and SP 8241 west out of the Tucson yard.Pool power units leading trains over the SP Sunset Route was rather common.
Cotton Belt 9662 leads an eastbound manifest train out of the Tucson yard and around the curve as it heads out on the part of the Sunset Route known as "The Stormy".
SP 8028 leads an eastbound train out of the Tucson yard and around the curve as it heads out on the part of the Sunset Route known as "The Stormy".
Union Pacific 3148 leads UP 4444 and an eastbound manifest train out of the Tucson. The trailing units are UP 474, UP 9215 and UP 9338.
Cotton Belt 7657 west rolls down the hill towards Tucson. Pool power, like the BN 6847, was common on the Southern Pacific Sunset route.
Southern Pacific 8028 leads an eastbound intermodal train out of the Tucson yard.
SP 6338, SP 8959 and SP 2535 at the Tucson Locomotive Plant. The sign on the left promotes the successful 1982 - 1983 safety record for the facility.
SP 1606 slug, along with SP 7942 and SP 7858 at the diesel service area in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
SP Kodachrome 7384 roars east out of Tucson with a mixed manifest.
The power on the SP 7384 east is being fueled and serviced at the east end of the Tucson yard, while SP 7403 prepares to move west and couple on to its train. Photo taken with permission.
SP 8492 leads a westbound train off the Sunset Route main line in Tucson, and heads down the track towards Nogales.
On New Year's Day 2002, UP 9070 West idles at Wilmot Road in Tucson, awaiting a new crew. The train is parked behind another westbound. These parked trains are reminiscent of the meltdown that occ... (more)
On a clear fall morning at Tucson's Amtrak depot, a private fuel contractor tops off the diesel tanks of the GE Genesis locomotives on the point of today's eastbound Sunset Limited.
A Big Boy in The Land of The Gila Monster.
For the first time since the close of the steam era, an articulated steam locomotive took to the rails in Southeastern Arizona. more)