The inbound train from Lordsburg struggles up the 2.5% at MP 1206.
AZER 4013 is on the point of the train today from South Siding to Lordsburg.
Four of the Arizona Eastern's brightly painted B40-8s slowly lead a varied trackage rights train towards the interchange tracks on the west side of Lordsburg.
No sleeping in on an Arizona summer day....sun hits the rails between 0500 & 0530! Here, it's just after 0600 and #203 is grinding south towards South Siding with their first cut of cars for inte... (more)
#202 has swapped trains, and a couple engines, with #203 at South Siding and is taking the interchange southward.
If you like railfanning far & away from the modern world & oversized crowds/egos, Arizona has numerous places for you to lose your cell signal in. This M-F operation is hugely rewarding as it inv... (more)
A mix of Arizona Eastern B40-8's & B39-8's creep onto Pine Street in downtown Globe,AZ with 50+ cars.
Shortly after a beautiful sunrise and a precisely timed interchange with two other four-axle DASH-8s, five of the Arizona Eastern's B40-8s depart South Siding for Lordsburg with a heavily loaded r... (more)
After UP leased the Clifton branch north of Lordsburg, NM to the AZER, trackage rights were included. This arrangement finds an AZER train entering the UP Sunset Route at Bowie, AZ in the morning... (more)