An clean 8100 series C4 pulls a loaded ethanol train around the s-curve of Cosnino. Even with a 3x3 locomotive consist, this train was still struggling up the grade; moving at about 15 MPH.
Battling the steep grade, a westbound junk train moves at snail pace through the control point of East Darling as its motors try as hard as they can up the hill.
With the sun setting over the hills of Crozier, BNSF's hot Los Angeles, CA to New York, NY Z9 charges back up to speed after exiting Crozier Canyon as it heads towards the summit of Yampai Hill.
Grand Canyon Railway's 2-8-2 steam locomotives was out for one of its few trips up to the Grand Canyon. Here, the 4960 chugs north towards the canyon as the sound of the whistle blows for the cros... (more)
A westbound stack train, bound for Pier 400 in LA Harbor, shuffles cross the Northern Arizona country side at Truxton during a magnificent spring evening.
While I was kitchen packing some snacks for my drive back up to Flagstaff, I look up to notice a pair of UP, armor yellow painted units hustling out of Crozier Canyon. I hurry for the front yard a... (more)
The snow from an early March storm has started to melt away as a westbound Z7 charges through Bellemont.
With the setting sun signaling it's time to head home, an eastbound stack train descends down the Arizona Divide as it heads down the Arizona Divide in the shadows of the San Fransisco Peaks.
The New York to Los Angeles intermodal train hustles through Valentine, Arizona with NS pool power during a spectacular March evening.
A pair of KCS units make their way into the Los Angeles basin on UP's KAILC intermodal train as it snakes through San Timoteo Canyon at Ordway.
Struggling towards the summit of Beaumont Hill, an eastbound manifest battles gravity as the motors roar in notch eight during a nice March morning.
The hills are green around San Timoteo Canyon on this St. Patrick's Day as UP 8204, one of UP's newer "Heavy" GEVOs, pulls the hot Global 4, IL to City of Industry, CA intermodal train d... (more)
Three new ES44C4s are on the point of a westbound Z NYCLAC intermodal train as they races through Valentine, AZ on a nice March morning.
Working hard up the 1.5 percent grade, a trio of GEVOs struggle to pull an Atlanta, GA to Los Angeles, CA intermodal train over the Arizona Divide at Angell.
With the sun setting over the Crozier area, a heavy Port of Los Angeles stack train struggles through Crozier Canyon as the sounds of the General Electric motors roar with life throughout the cany... (more)