Running nearly ten hours behind schedule, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief knocks down the first set of semaphore signals on its westbound journey across the Raton Subdivision. The delay was cau... (more)
After having the "Rapid Responder" fix an electrical issue on the third motor in consist, BNSF 742 pulls its auto track out of Williams during the last moments of sunlight.
In February 2019, Northern Arizona was hammered by records amount of snowfall across the region. Kingman Canyon (3,500' elevation) saw over a foot of snow in a 24 hour period. Higher elevations, s... (more)
Record snowfall was seen across the state of Arizona last week providing for unique scenes. In Kingman, reports were up to 13 inches of snowfall. Here, three GE motors ease their way into Kingman ... (more)
The Willow Springs, IL to North Bay, CA UPS train charges up the eastern slope of the Arizona Divide as it passes through the college-town of Flagstaff before reaching the 7,335' high summit.
Four eastward face motors race through the S-curve of Hackberry, Ariz. as they hustle through the fresh powder with their 9,000 foot long autorack train on Feb 18, 2019. The night before, the Hack... (more)
With four motors on the point, and two more bring up the rear, this heavy Long Beach Harbor stack train slowly battles the grade through a snowy Crozier Canyon on Feb. 18th, 2019
With the mercury sitting just above twenty degrees Fahrenheit and the wind gust feeling like needles poking any exposed skin; all that didn't matter for a few minutes as the sound of dynamic brake... (more)
A BN caboose (BN 12586) brings up the rear of an eastbound manifest through the sweeping curve of Antares. For only a couple of minutes, the sun was able to find a sucker hole through clouds to pr... (more)
An EMD motor leads the daily Tulsa, OK manifest train out of rural area of Valentine as it makes its way towards the Colorado River and the next changing point of Needles, Calif.
A lone orange GEVO pulls the notorious steel coil train across the Mojave Desert as it rounds the curve of Ludlow as it prepares to climb the grade towards Pisgah; and on into Barstow.
Four for the Price of One! Traffic is starting to backup at along the Needles Subdivision at Bolo Hill. Following right on the heals of another eastbound train, BNSF 5529 pulls a San Berna... (more)
A work train slowly makes its way out of Needles as it brings up the rear of a pack of eastbound trains through Park Moabi, Calif. to start the near 300 mile trip across the Arizona Divide.
The last rays of sunlight reflect off the side of this hot shot intermodal train as it races out of the sags near Audley along Pica Flats; west of Seligman, Ariz.
The golden hour light illuminates the cab of the BNSF 8160 as this long pool, hot shot train charges up the grade through Arrowhead Jct. Once the blind sun dips below the horizon, this crew will c... (more)