This, yes, this is today's run of The Unit Train! Issues with the dumper at Hayden over a three-day span led to this light run to Ray. If I hadn't been sitting at the yard office, I would not ha... (more)
A Saturday run of The Local has met OT-1 at Ray Junction & is now on the final sprint back to Hayden.
76th Annual Clinchfield Santa Train arriving at the last stop of the run.
76th Annual Clinchfield Santa Train eases out onto what was likely the post populated photo spot of the entire run. We all agree this is Copper Creek, we all know how to get there, but you can fin... (more)
76th Annual Clinchfield Santa Train has stopped in St. Paul for the crowd.
76th Annual Clinchfield Santa Train pops out of one of the 50+ tunnels along the former Clinchfield Railroad. The drama was almost non-existent this year (except one horrific highway accident on ... (more)
76th Annual Clinchfield Santa Train, swinging across Cove Creek, has just left the stop in Fort Blackmore and is easing down the Clinch River on the approach to Starnes and the famous bridge at Co... (more)
AZER's interchange from Clifton & Lordsburg is about to leave UP for their own rails & continue west to Miami.
Tardy "Sunset Limited" blasts past a UP mixed entering Tucson Yard....the old SP style signal masts have finally fallen.
48 ore loads grind downgrade from the Ray Mine to the Hayden Dumper....which had been experiencing dumping issues this visit, limiting the daylight run to one.
Ex-CP 1800 on display along the Ex-D&H.
Tucked away in this far, remote corner of Arizona is the former Phelps Dodge operation sitting atop a 5% grade at Morenci. Photo lines not required out here. Ever.
The billboard advertises "Halloween Horror Nights"....and the grey heron that impacted the cab of the "Silver Star" this morning unfortunately adds a bit of horror to this scen... (more)