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A BNSF Manifest makes its way downgrade heading towards Barstow as a long Q train battles the grade up to the Arizona Divide. Nothing quite like starting your ... (more)
For several years following the great western mergers of the 90s just about anything could show up as power. Out here on the Transcon, it was always best to have a warbonnet or blue and yellow in ... (more)
As the sun begins to set, a long intermodal climbs out of the steep grades through Seligman Arizona and will continue it's climb up to the Summit commonly known as the Arizona Divide.
Looking through the gaps of the former Route 66 overpass bridge in Crookton, a heavy 16,000 ton grain train, with a total of nine locomotives, begins to slow down to prepare for a crew change at S... (more)
BNSF 4567 leads the SLABAR at the route 66 overpass at Crookton.
After working throughout the night and early morning over Yampai Hill, this heavy train carrying livestock feed to Lubbock, TX is greeted by the morning sun at Crookton. From here, the train will ... (more)
The Route 66 overpass at Crookton has been a popular spot to park and watch trains start the climb up the Arizona Divide. Over the years, railfans have place memorable items along the guard rail o... (more)
The morning light greats a hot Z8 for Willow Springs, IL as it waste no time charging up the Arizona Divide while knocking down the signal at Crookton.
An eastbound stack train barrels though Crookton.
With our patience growing thin, actually only Shelley Hunter's patience growing thin, due to the color weather and snow fall, a westbound BNSF stack train breaks through the wall of snow as it rac... (more)
On the last day of winter, an eastbound Z-train from San Bernardino, CA to Atlanta, GA charges up the grade out of Seligman as it navigates through the s-curve at Crookton.
Brand new BNSF ET44C4 3881 nears the old US Hwy overpass at Crookton as the train heads across western Arizona.
The lone warbonnet Dash-9 is the DPU of westbound manifest as rumbles quietly pass Crookton. This low priority manifest train will stop at Seligman to let a westbound Z train over take it.
As the sun begins to set over the Seligman area, a high priority BNSF train for Texas is fighting hard up the Arizona Divide near Crookton.
Moments away from crossing under the historic US Route 66 overpass, a hot Z-Train out of San Bernardino, Calif., rolls through the west end of Crookton as it heads to Willow Springs, Ill., on Marc... (more)