One of the beautiful things about the Santa Fe. Was some of the rare units you could find leading a trains. Here is a GP20U leading a Flagstaff local in 1996.
Late afternoon east of Flagstaff, AZ
An AC4400CW leads the Willow Springs to Stockton Z9 train through the S-curve of Cosnino on a mid-May evening. With four units, all elephant style, this high priority train has no problem keeping ... (more)
BNSF 9619 crawls through the curve at Cosnino, AZ as the train continues its climb towards the Arizona Divide.
BNSF 8104 leads a westbound intermodal through the curve at Cosnino on a sunny Sunday afternoon after a few days of monsoon weather in Northern Arizona.
ISO chainsaw On a day filled with beautiful skies w/puffy white clouds the only thing holding me back on this photo is one giant tree. That one tree sort of gums up the photo, as you have ... (more)
BNSF 4190 is headed west with a long string of auto racks in tow. One spot Ive been eyeing for quite some time that I finally got the shot.
ATSF 5147 leads an eastbound intermodal past a slowly rolling westbound freight at Cosnino, Arizona in March of 1996. The San Francisco Mountains are in the background.
A Phoenix to Belen manifest train navigates its way through the twist and turns of Cosnino with the San Francisco peaks in the background.
Fresh powder rest along the eastern slope of the Arizona Divide at Cosnino as a nine engine power move to Chicago descends down the mountain grade into Winslow.
A Santa Fe B40-8 leads a mixed manifest freight through the Coconino National Forest east of Flagstaff, Arizona on May 3, 1991.
Santa Fe SD45u No. 5385 leads a westbound container train through Cosnino cut east of Flagstaff, Arizona on Sept. 30, 1990.
Santa Fe's Winslow to Phoenix auto and piggyback train glides westward through the Coconino National Forest at Cosnino, Arizona on Sept. 30, 1994.
ATSF SD45u No. 5305, fresh from a rebuild and a repaint, leads Santa Fe's Phoenix to Winslow manifest freight east through Arizona's Coconino National Forest near Cosnino on Oct. 1, 1988.
Thunder Mountain Railroading...Afternoon thunderstorms have rolled into northern Arizona's high country, providing for dark and threatening clouds. Along with the sounds of distant thunder,... (more)