On April 22, 2017, a long line of stored Union Pacific locomotives sits on the old main line (now bypassed with a new alignment) between Pantano and Benson, Arizona, which includes the Empirita ho... (more)
Sunset on the Sunset Route After the sun has dropped below the horizon, an eastbound Southern Pacific freight approaches the lower-quadrant semaphore and old water tank at Pantano, Ariz... (more)
UP 2594 leading the Tucson, AZ to El Paso, TX manifest up out of Cienega Creek
UP 2706 leading a EB manifest climbing out of Cienega Creek
UP 1996 leading the LAXT, CA to Dallas, TX Intermodal through Pantano, AZ
I was lucky to see the Tucson, AZ to Dallas, TX manifest being led by a duo of Ferromex EMDs. MP 1018 on the Union Pacific Lordsburg Sub
Union Pacific 7600 leading a EB autorack along the Lordsbug Subdivision MP 1018
18 units head up the new eastbound alignment at Pantano. In a few miles these units, except the first couple will be stored on the old alignment and join nearly 150 units stored here.
Pretty cool catch today, a Union Pacific Tier 4 GEVO doing some work in Pantano, AZ
GP40-2 7959 leads an assortment of SP power and a Helm Leasing ex-BN GP40 Eastbound across the Pantano Bridge in Arizona East of Tucson.
westbound stack train on SP near Pantano, AZ
Eastbound passing the old station of Pantano. Water tower still standing.
Eastbound at the horseshoe curve at Empirita
An SP SD40M passes a classic semaphore at Pantano, shortly before the semaphores east of Tucson were replace by new signals, visible in the photo. A water tower from a bygone era is also visible. ... (more)