With a fresh crew and a good warrant, BNSF 6305 begins the long journey across Colorado as it hauls 12,634 feet of empty coal cars. BNSF has increased their numbers of double empty coal trains ove... (more)
In February 2019, Northern Arizona was hammered by records amount of snowfall across the region. Kingman Canyon (3,500' elevation) saw over a foot of snow in a 24 hour period. Higher elevations, s... (more)
A hot shot intermodal train races down Goffs Hill, through Arrowhead Jct, as it prepares to overtake a stack train at Ibis before reaching the crew's final destination of Needles, Calif.
On Halloween morning, the air is crisp and cool along the Colorado Plateau in Northern Arizona as the sun begins to rises behind the thin layer of cloud cover. The sky changes from a flat grey to ... (more)
With the western sky lighting up as the sun begins to dip below the horizon, the sound of five 4,400 horsepower locomotives can be heard charging hard in the distance. Battling the steep and long ... (more)
As the mist gets blown off of the Pacific Ocean on to the rusty, steel rails, of the former Southern Pacific Coast Route, a pair of EMD motors race south along the shore of Emma Wood State Beach, ... (more)
I've always said that rail fanning is 20 percent skill, 30 percent knowledge, and 50 percent luck. Well, today was nearly all luck. After having dinner in Peach Springs, my folks and I walked out ... (more)
The northern Arizona region has been feeling the wrath of the El Niño storm the last few days as it has dropped a foot of snow within the last 24 hours. Here at Maine, a solids foot of freshly fal... (more)
The Super Moon Eclipse begins to rise over the Colorado Plateau as a heavy Los Angeles Harbor bound stack train slowly climbs the 1.5% grade at Angell.
Returning back from San Bernardino Railroad Days, ATSF #3751 races down Interstate 10 in East Los Angeles as the traffic slows down due to the amount of people in shock, and try to get a photo, of... (more)