Shortly after leaving their home base near Snowflake, a quartet of Apache Railway ALCOs coasts downgrade with an assortment of cars - destination Holbrook to the north.
In the last year its major customer was in business, a lengthy 95 car Holbrook turn is headed for the BNSF interchange in Holbrook. Included in the train is the last empty coal train the Apache w... (more)
Southbound train leaving Holbrook
Apache Railroad MLW C424 #99 leads a Monday afternoon train south out of Holbrook,AZ.
A 99 car storage car train is seen snaking through the S curves near the end of their line at the old recycling mill. Its been 4 years since the mill has closed, but the Apache Ry is still chuggin... (more)
Its been 4 years since the recycling mill has closed, but the Apache Ry is still going on strong enough to turn a profit. Here, a 99 car storage car train is seen passing Pig Farm which is the onl... (more)
Its has now been 4 years since the recycling mill has closed, but the Apache Ry is still going on strong enough to turn a profit. . Here, all three of Apache's active units lug a 99 car storage tr... (more)
The good old 99 leads an unusual, but welcomed southbound move with a unit train of empty well cars bound for storage on the Apache. The fact that this railroad can afford to operate at all is ast... (more)
Only months away from the shutdown of it's main customer an amazing one hundred and twenty five car Holbrook turn was descending toward the interchange with BNSF at Holbrook near MP 7.
Two ALCO C424's #99 & 98 heads south outta Holbrook Arizona with five covered hoppers bound for the pig farm near Snowflake AZ.
Two ALCO C424's #99 & 98 puts on a show while heading south outta Holbrook Arizona with five covered hoppers bound for the pig farm.
Back in the day...the Apache Railway traverses a typically lush Arizona landscape, though on this day the ground had scattered patches of some strange white stuff stuck to it. Six Alco's may have... (more)
The engineer grabs a couple of notches to start his heavy train up the grade as 5 Alco's lead the Blue Looper coal train south out of Holbrook, AZ on 4/12/12.