In October 1999, SP SD45T-2 No. 9343 leads an eastbound UP rock train off the Willcox Playa at track speed, which at the time was 65 mph. This was during UP's doubling tracking of the Sunset Route... (more)
A Happy Valley Helper set leads a westbound Espee manifest on the Sunset Route. When we visited the area, the GP35 pairs seemed to be everywhere.
UP 9503 West races toward the Willcox Playa under a beautiful sky in the fall of 2002.
The westbound Sunset Limited crosses the mysterious Willcox Playa at dusk on an otherwise very quiet evening.
An eastbound Union Pacific intermodal train rolls through the Arizona desert just after sunrise.
After waiting for a westbound train, a UP stack train emerges from the siding and onto the single track main headed east.
My Hometown of Willcox Arizona, home of the famous "Carter Burger" SouthWestRails.com
A UP westbound blasts uphill toward a green signal at Manzoro.
A UP westbound rolls toward the Willcox Playa past a pair of datil yuccas.
UP Westbound Freight Train at Willcox, Az. on UP'S Sunset Route