SP Kodachrome 7384 roars east out of Tucson with a mixed manifest.
The power on the SP 7384 east is being fueled and serviced at the east end of the Tucson yard, while SP 7403 prepares to move west and couple on to its train. Photo taken with permission.
SP 8492 leads a westbound train off the Sunset Route main line in Tucson, and heads down the track towards Nogales.
On New Year's Day 2002, UP 9070 West idles at Wilmot Road in Tucson, awaiting a new crew. The train is parked behind another westbound. These parked trains are reminiscent of the meltdown that occ... (more)
On a clear fall morning at Tucson's Amtrak depot, a private fuel contractor tops off the diesel tanks of the GE Genesis locomotives on the point of today's eastbound Sunset Limited.
A Big Boy in The Land of The Gila Monster.
For the first time since the close of the steam era, an articulated steam locomotive took to the rails in Southeastern Arizona. more)
A CCRCL rebuilt from a vintage Cotton Belt B23-7 pulls a cut of cars out of Tucson Yard while Mica Mountain looms on the horizon.
A very grimy Rio Grande 5409 is in need of a couple runs through the wash rack, as it sits with UP and SP power in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
An extremely dirty SP 8564 leads a very colorful consist, with SF 7494, WC 6594, and CSX 8474 east at Empirita, Arizona. The SP 8564 definitely needs at least a few times through the wash racks,... (more)
SP 8637 sits at the diesel fuel racks in the Tucson Yard. Photo taken with permission.
Amtrak 834 has come to a stop at the Tucson Station with the eastbound Sunset Limited.
A pair of Rio Grande tunnel motors sit near the Tucson yard office. Photo taken with permission.
The conductor on the SP 7413 gives a roll-by to an eastbound manifest led by Cotton Belt 9376.
UP SD40T-2 4589 sits in the Tucson yard, surrounded by SP units. Photo taken with permission.
SP 8592, with two more SP units, a CSX and a Conrail, hustles a doublestack through Tucson.