After dropping off cars at the Pig Farm and the storage tracks on the branch line, the Apache heads for home with a classic C420 leading the way.
With a hefty train from the BNSF in Holbrook, a trio of Apache Railway products thunder south.
On a gorgeous morning in Snowflake, the Apache Railway prepares its outbound train for the BNSF in Holbrook. Can't go wrong with Alcos!
A trio of Apache's finest make way south out of Holbrook, AZ with interchange from the BNSF bound for Snowflake.
After getting skunked on our first couple attempts of photographing the Apache. We finally got too photograph the Apache leaving Holbrook on an April afternoon in 1992. Alco's 83, 84, and 81 look ... (more)
98, 81 & 99 make their way from Holbrook to Snowflake
98, 81 & 99 depart Holbrook for Snowflake
ALCo's In The Desert: Just outside of Holbrook, and already up to track speed, 2 of Apache Railways fleet of ALCo's cruise through the Northern desert with a train for Snowflake. Apache doe... (more)
ALCo's In The Desert: With a winter storm rolling in, a pair of Apache ALCo products hustle their train south to Snowflake. The weather can change quickly in the high desert, what was once ... (more)
ALCo's In The Desert: Getting close to home, run time over the 38 mile shortline is about an hour and a half with a track speed of 25 MPH. The train comes over a short grade, no match for A... (more)
ALCo's In The Desert: After picking up a pretty sizable train train at Holbrook from the BNSF, two of Apache's well maintained depart for Snowflake. Wanting to get home, the engineer gets a... (more)
ALCo's In The Desert: After picking up a pretty sizable train train at Holbrook from the BNSF, a couple of sharp looking ALCo products hustle the train at track speed through the beautiful ... (more)
98, 81 + 99 approach Snowflake after interchanging with BNSF at Holbrook, 31 Oct 2019
Late on a beautiful October afternoon, four Apache Railway C420 and C424 ALCOs have almost completed their return trip to Holbrook as they approach their home base near Snowflake.
Late on a perfect October afternoon, a quartet of Apache railway ALCOs have just one more gradient to conquer as they head back to their base near Snowflake with an 88 car train.