HLCX 6226 is a sample of the many different lease units I saw pass through the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
KCS 6102 (former DRGW 5394) makes a visit to the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
Four different paint schemes, CEFX 3163, CSX 8210, HLCX 6077, and in the distance a Central Oregon & Pacific in the Tucson yard, two days before Christmas. Photo taken with permission.
A hostler on the SF 881 radios the engineer on the UP 4775 to back in to the diesel service area in the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
A colorful consist of 5 different paint schemes, lead by CN 2455, head east out of Tucson.
A colorful consist of UP 2488, CEFX 2722, CSX 8060 and NS 2529 head east out of Tucson.
SP 8283, BN 7146 and CEFX 2806 sit on the balloon track near the west in yard office in Tucson. Photo taken with permission.
SP 9751 waits for a crew to take it out of the yard. Photo taken with permission.
After a westbound has passed, UP 3463 comes out of the siding at Chase and heads up the hill towards the summit on Cima Hill.
Afternoon thunderstorms continue to build around Flagstaff as a worn Santa Fe 528 sits on a spur track.
BNSF 4654 heads west past the Amtrak station in downtown Flagstaff.
BNSF 1015 leads an intermodal hotshot east down the hill while another heads up the grade towards Flagstaff.
BNSF 4597 leads an intermodal hotshot east down the hill from Flagstaff as monsoon thunderstorms build over the mountains.
UP 4048 heads east up the hill at Empirita. It will soon reach the summit at Mescal and then roll down the hill to Benson.
BNSF 7393 east leads a doublestack down the hill from Flagstaff.