APA 81 and company just leaving the BNSF interchange in Holbrook with grain loads for the pig farm and coal loads for the paper mill in Snowflake.
departing Holbrook, AZ
The Apache Railway was a fun chase today. Here she is, almost home, with the loaded cars picked up from the BNSF. The power is just kept in nice shape.
This Alco shows her stuff on the grade headed home.
These have to be the best looking Alcos in the world! These 4 lead a 95 car train as it slides across the vast Arizona landscape on its way to Holbrook to interchange with the BNSF.
Apache C424 98 and a C420 catch some early morning sun as they prepare for the day's chores in Snowflake, before heading to Holbrook later in the day.
Alco is as Alco does. The daily Holbrook turn leaves the interchange with BNSF and encounters a steep hill.
Almost as a snake roaming in a snowy desert...
APA 81 leads 2 other C420's on the northbound just outside of Holbrook AZ on a beautiful July 9 afternoon in 1991.
Southbound approaches Snowflake with four spotless Alcos.
Alcos on the loose! Four immaculate Alcos do their thing as they throttle up with this southbound on the outskirts of Holbrook.
Apache 97 lays down a thick smoke screen as they depart the town of Snowflake, after switching tank cars in town.
Alco RS-36 No. 700 leads an Apache Railway train into Holbrook, Arizona.
Just out of Holbrook and working hard climbing the hill