Here is a wider angle of that UP grain train sitting at the Arizona Grain facility in Maricopa amongst first light. With a break in the clouds at the horizon, the sun made for an incredible lookin... (more)
A UP grain train sits at the Arizona Grain facility in Maricopa amongst first light. With a break in the clouds at the horizon, the sun made for a fierce red sky. Meanwhile this train begins a lon... (more)
A lonely, flared-radiator SD70M stands guard over a gondola loaded with ties; waiting for a maintenance gang to arrive at this remote outpost on the edge of the Sonoran desert.
UP AC6000CW 7309 shoves hard on the tailend of a Milipitas bound vehicle train, screaming through Maricopa at 70mph.
Having emptied their train at Arizona Grain's terminal just east of Maricopa, AZ, UP ES44ACs 7674 and 7350 will now become the DPUs on the GSMRPY-13 heading back east to Nebraska for another load.
UP 1028 leads a short local westbound past the huge steel water tank at Maricopa on the former SP Sunset Route.
An eastbound UP auto/stack train passes a water tank, an SP relic, at Maricopa,AZ on 11/24/12.
Scrub, cacti and a westbound APL viewed from near the "Combat Camp" area.
UP 844 gallups along UP's Gila Sub just west of Maricopa, AZ; MP 893. The 844 is well on her way towards her next service stop/brief display in Gila Bend. The big FEF-3 is heading for Yuma, AZ for... (more)
844 highball Maricopa. UP 844 charges along UP's Gila Sub just west of Maricopa as it heads for its next stop in Gila Bend. 844 was placed on the point of its westbound special in Picacho after th... (more)
After waiting for westbounds in Maricopa, UP 5486 (along with another SD70M and Torch Relay unit UP 2001) notch up to speed toward Tucson and points east.
UP 7636 has an eastbound Z train at the track speed of 65mph nearing the city of Maricopa, AZ.
A lone DPU on a mixed freight headed East toward Maricopa
A trio of NS units rockets through the grade crossing at Cowtown.