Nearing Yuma for a crew change, a westbound Union Pacific's container train winds through the many curves in southwestern Arizona's Dome Valley located on UP's Gila Subdivision.
Trona Railway SD40T-2 2005 continues the southward climb out of the Searles Valley as it passes through the Trona Pinnacles.
Though Solitude is one of the most apt railroad location names I've been to I also felt the presence of the great photographers who'd come before to this remote location for this classic shot on t... (more)
If Mars had trains Curving through Utah’s red rock country, Union Pacific’s Potash local approaches Bootlegger Canyon on the northbound trip back to the main line at Brendel on April 4,... (more)
The effects of water on desert landscapes is evident in this vista of the eastbound Union Pacific LJP45 “dirt train” local at West Mounds, Utah, on April 6, 2005. A pair of Rio Grande EMD SD40T-2s... (more)
A second shot from a rest area. This one was on I80 about 20 miles east of Green River. They do find wondrous places for a pee.
Rolling through the desert moonscape at Floy, Utah, a late-afternoon Rio Grande manifest rolls east toward Colorado.
Dusk on the Moon
In his book Never on Wednesday, photographer Mel Patrick called this area of the Utah desert a “moonscape”, and I can’t imagine anywhere on earth that would... (more)
The railroad from Aus to Luderitz, on the Atlantic coast of Namibia, has recently been rebuilt. However it seems to have been abandoned and is now swamped by the ever moving sand dunes.
At what I believe is only location in the world that you can photograph a train through a natural arch, Union Pacific’s Potash Turn heads north into Bootlegger Canyon on May 12, 2006. This train n... (more)