The BSNF 7408 leads a stack train over the crest as it races ever higher towards Flagstaff.
Early morning action!
Multiple trains pile up at East Darling with the dispatcher prioritizing the hotter Z's. Here, a Q train slows for the next signals at West Darling to let multiple Z train... (more)
"Early Bird gets the Glint?"
Literally seconds after the sun fully came above the horizon, a BNSF Z train glows in the first rays of light. The sun shining through the vast open range... (more)
Amtrak pops up out the deep Sag at West Winslow as a BNSF Q climbs up out of the next sag in the distance.
A fairly long stack train charges uphill slicing through the deep rock cut at East Perrin. It was a beautiful Sunday morning with some nice small puffy clouds hovering in the background.
A long autorack train slices through the massive and deep Rock Cut at West Doublea, flying downhill along the Santa Fe line change known as the Crookton Cutoff.
First Light strikes and 2 comply!
A BNSF Manifest makes its way downgrade heading towards Barstow as a long Q train battles the grade up to the Arizona Divide. Nothing quite like starting your ... (more)
A long unit tank car train slices through the Deep cuts near Doublea along the Crookton Cutoff. This train was exceptionally quiet because not a single tank car had wheel flat spots.
With daylight beginning to fade, the sun's golden rays light up this eastbound intermodal. In the distance the air is still slightly polluted from the wildfires burning around the area. This train... (more)
From cloudy to blinding light...
An almost hopeless and gloomy day around Darling with slow traffic started to look better as the day went on. With trains getting stuck around Winslow due to si... (more)
3 GE's on the head end and 2 on the rear. This BNSF Stack train coasts through the sagging tracks West of Canyon Diablo, as it makes its way down to Winslow for crew change.
BNSF 3800 slithers and negotiates its way through Crozier canyon on it's descent towards Needles California.
BNSF 7139 East leads a long Manifest through West Darling Az. on a beautiful Saturday morning.
4 BNSF GE's lead a speedy Z through the town of Seligman on BNSF's Seligman Subdivison.
As the sun begins to set, a long intermodal climbs out of the steep grades through Seligman Arizona and will continue it's climb up to the Summit commonly known as the Arizona Divide.