A long unit tank car train slices through the Deep cuts near Doublea along the Crookton Cutoff. This train was exceptionally quiet because not a single tank car had wheel flat spots.
An H1 dash 9 leads a solid train of trailers downgrade at sunset.
Nearing the summit of the continuous pull that has ailed them since departing Needles, BNSF's westbound Q NYCLAC is now only a few miles from the top at Goffs.
Westbound BNSF stack train climbing Yampai Hill
BNSF 7284 leads eastbound bare tables through Moabi Regional Park on BNSF's Seligman Sub.
Running over sixteen hour late, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief, train #3, makes a daylight appearance through the northern Arizona region on the first day of May 2017. The delay was due to a n... (more)
A heavy Q train battles up the 1.4% grade out of Seligman AZ
The Boron Local arrives at the massive Rio Tinto (former US Borax) plant in Boron with a trio of rebuilt GP60M-3s for power. This is a far cry from the hot TOFC trains these units were built for.
Early morning finds this eastbound mixed manifest exiting Slaughter House Canyon as it passes through Kingman.
It’s a beautifully warm but windy mid-Spring afternoon, and here we get a glimpse of an exceptionally long Southwest Chief as it skirts beneath the "Devil's Throne" in Cerrillos, NM. Fea... (more)
A westbound HBELBAR passes Walapai as it heads downgrade towards Kingman.
The hot eastbound ZLACWSP9 passes through Crozier Canyon in the late afternoon.
A westbound V train lead by BNSF 7937 eases through Crozier Canyon on a warm April afternoon.
Looking out of place in Kingman Canyon, GECX 2040 brings up the rear of this westbound stack train in the early morning.
Amtrak 515 507 round the curve at Cosnino near the famous Route 66 town of Winona. I was always a fan of the paint job the 500's were delivered with. Railfan's liked to call them Cutter's (for res... (more)