With a break in the clouds, the sun was able to shine over Flagstaff for a few minutes to allow a photo opp. for this westbound Q ATGLAC6 as it battles the Arizona Divide after a winter storm hit ... (more)
EMD leaders has been pretty rare along the western region of the BNSF transcon. Yet, this 8500 series SD70ACe has been assigned to pull this Houston, TX to Los Angeles, CA stack train. The sound o... (more)
As a winter storm approaches Flagstaff, Arizona, a BNSF SD70ACe pulls a Houston, TX to Los Angeles, CA intermodal train down the Arizona Divide at Maine. The sound of the ACe's K5LLA echos through... (more)
As the sun begins to set on the last day of March, a pair of ES44C4s are locked in a battle with gravity as they tackle the 1.4% grade of Ash Hill on the BNSF Needles Subdivision.
A rare BNSF SD70Ace made its way into the LA Basin on a KG4LB with a pair of CSX units trailing as it snakes through the curves of Beaumont Hill.
Four General Electric locomotives have no problem pulling this Z STOWSP7 intermodal train up Yampai Hill as it enters Crozier Canyon.
One of the transcon notorious S LPCSCO stack train rumbles down the Arizona Divide as it knocks down the light at Maine during a mid-February afternoon.
Two locomotives are chugging hard on the rear of a Long Beach, CA to Logistic Park Chicago, IL intermodal as they are locked in a head-to-head battle with gravity at the west entrance to Crozier C... (more)
From the top of Mars Hill, you can get an amazing view of downtown Flagstaff. In the center of town is the transcontinental rail line. Here, a trio of Evolution Series locomotives battle gravity a... (more)
After an eventful day of railfanning with friends, I was told about a warbonnet leader was approaching the house. I waited in the living room, as well as waiting for the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited ra... (more)
An eastbound Q stack train charges out of sag at Darling on its journey down the Arizona Divide during a chilly November morning.
A westbound Z ALTSBD7 exits out of Crozier Canyon as it knocks down the intermediate signal at MP481 on sunny and 75 degree evening in Valentine, AZ.
A Chicago, IL to San Bernardino, CA double stack train hustles through Flagstaff as it passes by the restored Amtrak station.
The Phoenix Flyer charges towards the summit of the Arizona Divide (7,335ft.) as it rolls through the Coconino National Forest in Flagstaff.
An eastbound stack train charges over the crest of Walapai as it battles up towards Yamapai Hill and Crozier Canyon as the sun begins to set over the Kingman area.