A Screamin' Eagle in Espee country. Sharply dressed in two tones of blue representing the Missouri Pacific railroad UP 1982 hums up the eastern slope of the Tehachapi Pass at Warren, located north... (more)
The late afternoon sun lights up the reflective lettering on the engine as it highballs westbound at a high rate of speed.
Amtrak’s train No. 4, the Southwest Chief, is traversing a scenic curve just east Cosnino at Milepost 331 near Flagstaff, Arizona, on April 20, 1990. The San Francisco Peaks dominate the backgroun... (more)
While storm clouds build along the San Francisco Peaks, Amtrak's Southwest Chief train #4 descends Santa Fe's Seligman Sub in Arizona's Coconino National Forest.
Late on a winter's day, Santa Fe 800 West approaches the lonely and isolated overpass at Essex in the middle of the Mojave Desert.
An eastbound Southwest Chief passes native dwellings near Laguna.
Brand new ES44C4 BNSF 7004 works up the eastern slope of Ash Hill on the point of the westbound Q CHILAC6-17K. Another freshly delievered C4, BNSF 6983 is 4th back. Klondike is located on main 1 o... (more)
Four BNSF GE's team to assault the grade found on Tehachapi's eastern slope with the "earthworm" in tow. The worm is running 4x3x3 this fine afternoon as the combined 44000 horsepower from the 10 ... (more)
Two BNSF GE's pull a San Bernardino to El Paso, TX vehicle train races across the eastern Mohave Desert as it go through Essex.
BNSF 7569 rumbles along the Needles Sub as it navigates the curves west of Ludlow, CA. An old ghost like town along Rte 66, Ludlow is still a nice pull off I40 for gas and food.
Eastbound intermodal is minutes away from a crew change at Needles as it drops down Goffs Hill along Java Wash.
Stacks charge eastward on a beautiful day in the high desert.
The afternoon Southwest Chief catches a glimpse of the afternoon sun as she operates at track speed through the small community of McCarty's.
A westbound Z train catches a glimpse of the evening sun as she makes her trek west over the scenic BNSF Gallup Subdivision.
BNSF ES44DC 7615 leads a typical eastbound stack train at Cosnino on a chilly October morning, with the mountains above nearby Flagstaff in the background.