In January of 2016, the Union Pacific Railroad was performing large work windows along their southern transcon route, the Sunset Route, resulting in the line being closed. UP was able to detour a ... (more)
Early in the morning, an eastbound BNSF pig train threads a classic Santa Fe signal bridge as it approaches the summit of the Arizona Divide.
An early spring snow storm has covered Flagstaff, Ariz. with six inches of fresh powder (the forecast predicted only an inch). With the Coconino pine trees dressed in white, a high priority interm... (more)
The Arizona Divide was hit with a snow storm last night, larger than expected, that dropped up to a foot of snow along some areas of the railroad. After work and class, I made my way out to Riorda... (more)
Fresh powder from the night before lays on the ground near the summit of Arizona Divide as this Chicago, IL to Stockton, CA intermodal train battles the last few feet before reaching the 7,335 ft ... (more)
Fellow RP.net contributor David Carballido-Jeans stands knee-deep in fresh powder as he fires off shots of a EB stack train as it crosses the Arizona Divide at Riordan.
A North Bay, CA Z7 races towards the summit of the Arizona Divide during the first snow fall for the northern Arizona region.
A BNSF SD70MAC leader, rare for these necks of the woods, pulls a Chicago, IL to Stockton, CA intermodal train towards the 7,335 foot high summit of the Arizona Divide.
A colorful Richmond, CA to Willow Springs, IL intermodal train of warbonnet, CSX, and NS paint schemes reach the summit of the Arizona Divide near Flagstaff as it'll beginning the journey down fro... (more)
EMD leaders has been pretty rare along the western region of the BNSF transcon. Yet, this 8500 series SD70ACe has been assigned to pull this Houston, TX to Los Angeles, CA stack train. The sound o... (more)
BNSF 5293 East has just come over the summit of the Arizona Divide and is now passing some of the bounty generated by a particularly wet monsoon season in the mountains of Northern Arizona.
An eastbound trailer train glides downhill from the summit at the Arizona Divide.
The dynamics have just begun to kick-in on this eastbound manifest as it descends the eastern slope of the Arizona Divide.
An eastbound nears the Divide.