A westbound SP stack train climbes towards the summit of Stein's hill.
At dusk, SP 359 West, a loaded UP grain train out of the Midwest, is parked at Vail awaiting a new crew . In the distance we can see the headlight of another parked westbound.
With cloud shadows moving across the distant mountains, a short westbound UP intermodal train approaches the base of Stein's Hill.
A westbound UP stack train crosses the Cienega Creek Wash and UP's Track Two on the old El Paso & Southwestern bridge.
Recently delivered SD40M-2 No. 8674 leads a westbound intermodal train off the summit of the Dragoon Mountains. These mountains are extremely rugged, and quite dry in the winter months.
SP 8130 leads an eastbound UP manifest up the stiff grade just west of Sybil, AZ.
Early in the morning, a UP stack train heads east out of Tucson. In the distance is Tucson Electric Power's coal-fired Irvington Power Plant.
Amtrak No. 2 passes over Two Track on a bridge built by the El Paso & Southwestern.
As a century plant blooms on a sandy ledge, Amtrak No. 2 hustles past through the broken country near Cienega.
SP AC44 No. 275 leads eastbound UP grain empties out of Tucson with the Catalinas sporting a dusting of snow.
An SP GP60 leads a westbound UP stack train on a rare move down Track 2, normally the route for eastbounds.
The crew of UP 3052 West has just left its train parked at Vail, plastered with rare low-elevation snow in the Sonoran Desert.
An ex-SP tunnel motor leads a UP westbound across the El Paso & Southwestern bridge at Cienega.
Close-up of EMD's HTCR truck on SD70M at Irvington.
As the sun sets on the Sonoran Desert, a westbound vehicle train roars out of Benson, attacking the hill that tops out at Mescal.