This train having a nice KCS 'Ace sandwich' of a Belle and a nowadays uncommon grey SD70ACe, was a nice sight to see. The sunlight with the last bit of an afternoon snow storm background, made for... (more)
On an unusually warm January morning, BNSF 5435 sits patiently in the shadows on main 1 as BNSF 4507 races east leading the Los Angeles, CA to Willow Springs, IL Z Train on main 2 at Maine, AZ on ... (more)
A ten engine power move makes its way across the Arizona Divide on a warm spring evening. These units are heading to Barstow to be put back in service. Nearly all of the engines are Dash-9s in BNS... (more)
Sometimes, the railroad provides some great surprises, and this was definitely one of them. On a warm Sunday afternoon in Northern Arizona, BNSF's Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles, CA repo train races w... (more)
The locomotives that were bread and butter of the Santa Fe fleet for many years. SD45 5353, SD45-2 5850, and SD40-2 5058 race across the transcon westbound.
After a treacherous drive to Flagstaff the night before. In which we followed a snowplow into town. We were rewarded the next morning with pristine snow and blue sky's. This hot shot eastbound wit... (more)
A BNSF warbonnet, fakebonnet, shoves the rear of the KCKBAR manifest train as it descends towards Williams as an eastbound trains holds for a clear signal.
Two General Electric pumpkins hustle a Alliance, TX to San Bernardino, CA intermodal train down the Arizona Divide as they kick up some snow going through OS of Maine.
The trees caressed in snow fill the background as the silence all around is broken by a heavy intermodal destined for the warmth of San Bernardino, CA. This is one of my favorite photos from the w... (more)
Running up the opposite main track, BNSF 6516 leads a hot Z- train up the snow covered western slope of the Arizona Divide as it over takes a slower moving double stack train from the Ports of Lon... (more)
The vertical curve at Maine is clearly evident as an eastbound stack train approaches the grade crossing. In another 12 miles the train will end its long climb from Needles, California (elevation... (more)
As the sun sets over the Arizona Divide on a cool October evening, BNSF ES44C4 #6842 leads a westbound autorack through the signals at Maine, AZ.
Santa Fe FP45 97 with a Burlington Northern visitor, leads a stack train through Maine, Arizona. A snow storm hit the Flagstaff area the night before.
After a delay due to heavy freight traffic, BNSF 9619 and the H-SIOBAR1-12A climb through Maine, AZ on the Seligman Subdivision.
Where's the Rest of Your Train?! Four GE engines reverse back up track 1 to the rest of their train after picking up a bad ordered car from the siding at Maine. The process took longer than... (more)