In November of 2016 we had a great trip out West. After an overnight storm covered the area the early morning light was glorious even creating a rainbow which perfectly framing the famous signal b... (more)
The NS Lackawanna leads a short and low priority Intermodal through the Dome Valley mountains. This thing stopping at practically every siding possible became frustrating but was worth waiting for... (more)
Just as the sun peaked over the Mohawk mountains UP 2568 has just left the end of double track at Dome AZ in typical Arizona glint lighting.
The DPU on an eastbound Union Pacific stack train is pushing hard around the big curve at Dome Az on the UP Gila Sub.
Eastbound grain passes westbound stacks in Dome Valley located a few miles east of Yuma on Union Pacific's Gila Subdivision.
NS power leads a fast moving westbound Z between Dome and Kinter on the Gila Sub.
Another beautiful day dawns at the northern end of the Gila Mountains as a manifest led by four GE's heads east past the old cantilever signal at Dome.
UP SD70ACe 8829 leads a Los Angeles, CA-New Orleans, LA Z train east on the Gila Sub, passing under a classic SP cantilever. The train will be handed off to the CSXT in New Orleans for the remaind... (more)
Looking out of place in the desert Southwest a CCXT unit leads a UP intermodal train west through the Dome Valley of AZ.
a westbound UP auto train was leaning into the super elevated forty mph curve about to pass the approach cantilever signal to end of double track at Dome
a westbound SP stack train traversed the Dome Valley twenty five miles east of Yuma, AZ, with the Gila Mountains in the background
eastbound SP stack train entering the Dome Valley twenty five miles east of Yuma, AZ
westbound empty cement train taking the forty mile per hour curve out of the Dome Valley near Dome station with Gila Mountains in distance
Five four-axle units lead a hot eastbound pig train on SP's Sunset Route as it skirts the eastern edge of the Gila Mountains.
Cotton Belt Dash 8 No. 8042 leads an eastbound UP stack train along the edge of the inhospitable Gila Mountains.