UP and BNSF intermodals meet at Bealville on another busy, beautiful day in the Tehachapi mountains.
A quartet of GEs leads a southbound Z up and around the iconic Tehachapi Loop on a gorgeous late summer morning. The hill was quite busy this August day, this being fourth train to traverse the lo... (more)
A southbound intermodal train heads across the impressive Santa Fe bridge over Hells Canyon as it heads down the Peavine toward Phoenix, Arizona.
Very sad news out of Snowflake, AZ today as Catalyst Paper announced the permanent closure of its Snowflake recycle mill and its subsidiary railroad that serves the mill, the Apache Railway Compan... (more)
The AT&SF Grand Canyon Limited is seen crossing the impressive bridge over Hells Canyon near Drake, Arizona as it makes its way southward on the Peavine toward Matthie. There, the train wil... (more)
The Santa Fe's Grand Canyon Limited is about to make its scheduled station stop at the historic Barstow Harvey House on a beautiful spring evening.
Yet another intermodal train heads east through Kingman Canyon on BNSF's transcontinental conveyor belt.
The eastbound Grand Canyon Limited has left A&C rails at Matthie Junction and is now headed north toward Williams on BNSF's Phoenix Subdivision, better known as "the Peavine."
Due to heat issues with her diesel 'assistants,' 3751 is really working and, for one of the few times on her entire week-long trip across the southwestern United States, putting out a nice plume a... (more)
The Apache Railway's not-so-blue-today looper works its last few miles toward the huge paper mill outside Snowflake, AZ.
An eastbound manifest negotiates several "whoop-de-doos" (to use the technical term) near Seligman, Arizona as a lone truck heads west toward Peach Springs on the old Route 66.
A westbound BNSF drag freight races into the last rays of light on a warm desert evening near Kingman, Arizona.
UP 844 pulls the last couple miles of the grueling 2.2% grade from Kelso to the summit at Cima. From there, it's mostly all downhill the rest of the way into Vegas. With declining traffic and very... (more)
A couple of ACs head up southbound coal loads amidst beautiful fall colors in Appalachia.
Under uncharacteristically cloudy skies, UP 844 charges through scenic Afton Canyon toward Kelso and, ultimately on this day, Sin City.