UP 8453 leads a heavy 2x2 grain train through the Cochise Stronghold
CSX 5006 leads Amtrak #1 AKA Sunset Limited through Cochise, AZ after the sun goes down
UP 7363 west is working hard up the grade westbound as it passes by the small town of Cochise Arizona on a beautiful April afternoon.
A westbound manifest comes off the Willcox Playa as a strong spring wind kicks up dust.
A UP westbound comes slowly off the Willcox Playa as the conductor heads back into the cab after checking his power.
An eastbound stack train crosses the newly double-tracked Willcox Playa.
A flash freezes SP 8614 only for an instant as it rolls eastward onto the Willcox Playa with a manifest in tow.
Making the turn at Cochise, this westbound has only begun its journey through the dragoon mountains, as you can see from the slanted yucca, it gets windy here.
About three years ago this area was single track. To accomodate more trains another line has been put in.
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A heavy grain train pulls through cochise on this clear afternoon
A very slow approch by this grain train, fairly rare SD90's and a leased SD40-2 as part of a DPU set
Westbound at Cochise, Arizona. Shot from almost ground level right next to a siding.
Sitting at the AEPCO Power Plant Apache Station just SW of Willcox, AZ
UP Olympic engine 2001 idles at Cochise, the end of double track from Tucson, waiting for a westbound coming across the Willcox Playa to clear.