Led by a clean pair of AZER DASH-8s, a train of copper concentrate-loaded gondolas and various tank cars heads out of Clifton yard and trundles across the causeway through town.
Arizona Eastern DASH-8s nos. 4009/4011 have climbed most of the way from Clifton up to South Siding as they pass under the bridge carrying the Black Hills Country Byway and emerge into bright morn... (more)
The mountain tops above Clifton are cloaked in low cloud this morning as the Arizona Eastern brings a rake of acid and sulphur tanks up to the small interchange yard at South Siding.
The average speed of the Arizona Eastern's southbound trains from Clifton/South Siding is only in the region of 15mph in the upper Gila river valley, so after leaving South Siding there was a rela... (more)
Arizona Eastern DASH-8s nos. 4009 and 4011 tread carefully as they twist and turn their way through cuts in the terrain on the approach to South Siding, near Clifton.
After picking up their train of empties for the yard at Clifton, a pair of Arizona Eastern DASH-8s carefully negotiate the curvature in the right of way just to the north of South Siding.
An Arizona Eastern train of copper concentrate and acid tanks meanders its way up through the tunnels and curves on its morning journey to South Siding. The enormous copper extracting operations a... (more)
AZER's connection between the mines in Clifton & Miami is technically a straighter shot across Arizona than the route they take, but that's the lay of the land....here, the interchange from Clifto... (more)
Its Late afternoon in Plainville and the local job PL-1 is just getting started by taking 5 tanks cars from Plainville yard west to Terryville to drop off and pick up loaded ones.
Two ex CSX B40-8 switch the western end of the Deerfield yard in the late afternoon.
A rainbow appears during a brief break of sun as the Pan Am Southern limestone slurry train BFPO heads across the causeway out of Riverside yard.
CSX B40-8 5950, ex CR leads a UP SD70M and two HLCX SD40-2s on Q541 at Peachtree City, Georgia during it's trip from Cincinnati to Waycross. (Slide Scan)
#203 job is taking the first of two cuts of cars down to South Siding passing thru one of several tunnels along the way. Ex-SP 8022 should feel right at home on ex-SP ROW.
Cotton Belt 8041 leads a set of power past the semaphore at Irene.
GE’s B40-8 demonstrator is on its next to last day on the Susquehanna. A friend and I stumbled into it not knowing that it was even on the property. I have since seen photos of it on mainline NYS&... (more)