An empty grain shuttle emerges from the shadows of Valentine, Ariz. as the train enters the western end of Crozier Canyon.
Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, bisects one of the most dangerous (and soon to be replaced with an overpass) grade crossings in the country, Rosecrans, Marquardt and Stage (w... (more)
Once again, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief has become a hard-luck train. Amtrak train 3, with an abbreviated 5-car consist thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, departed Chicago, Illinois, on April 3... (more)
Snow continues to fall midafternoon as a westward bound Z train passes by the famous Flagstaff depot and infamous Flagstaff live webcams that watch the tracks 24/7.
Taconite loads from Hibtac get rolling through Saunders and myriad of MOW work. I have come to peace with the GEVO's, as long as they have good paint I don't mind them.