Crossing over the bridge on the top track, the UP 5546 begins its decent downgrade toward Tuscon, Arizona.
The UP 7662 gets underway as it departs the east end of the Tuscon yard. The main headlight of the unit was burnt out, causing the train to be stopped shortly latter.
NS 9569 rounds the bend in downtown Tuscon as it departs heading eastbound for points east.
Getting outta town! UP 8001 pushes on an outbound manifest as it departs the Tuscon yard in the afternoon.
The UP 5546 brings up the head end of a 1x1 autotrain in the Creek Preserve.
The UP 6832 fly over the top track at the Cienega Creek preserve as it begins the easy task of gliding downgrade into Tuscon.
Running about 2 hours behind schedule, Amtrak train number two leans into a superelevated curve just outside of Tuscon, Arizona.
Pausing under the recently upgraded signal bridge. The UP 8080 awaits for its train to be uncoupled from the rest of its fellow locomotives.
With its flashing ditch lights, UP 6244 throttles into notch 8 as it pulls a heavy loaded manifest at the Shawmut siding passing through a pair of Southern Pacific searchlight signals days before ... (more)
UP 6074 splits the signals at SP865.2. Unfortunately, these signals are no more, with the extension of the Bosque siding. These signals are being replaced and removed.
The hottest train on the Union Pacific Sunset Route drops downgrade through the Sonoran Desert with an all NS Consists including the NS 1074 heritage unit.
Making it look easy, an empty well car train easily glides up the Shawmut grade in the early morning hours. Recent record rain from a few weeks back has brought out many flowers this "spring&... (more)
An all Norfolk Southern consist, including NS 1074 the Lackawanna heritage unit passes through the middle of the Arizona desert.
Splitting the signals at SP 865.2 in the evening golden glow.
Rolling downgrade in the middle of the Shawmut curve.