A Union Pacific Auto Rack climbs up hill through the curves of Shawmut. The desert floor is the only place left with sunlight, as the sun fades behind the mountains that surround. This train has t... (more)
A very long UP manifest headed east up the grade to Estrella runs through the siding at Shawmut, AZ. The alignment the train is using is the original right of way built by Southern Pacific when it... (more)
A westbound stack train speeds around the curve at Shawmut.
UP ET44AC 2577 climbs east towards Shawmut on the Gila Sub with a 74 car vehicle train in tow.
After getting held at Estrella for three eastbounds, ZSALCX is back on the move passing the SP searchlights at Shawmut, AZ just before sunset.
UP 8723 leads a pair of SD70Ms and ZLAMQ through the Sonoran Desert National Monument and the Maricopa Mountains.
Normally I hike to most of my locations, but occasionally I get by boys out and about. In this shot we went down south to meet up with friends Dick Dorn and Mike Johannessen at Shawmut. The inte... (more)
After meeting an eastbound, UP 9247 West crawls out of the siding, shaped like a giant "S," at Shawmut. This siding was once part of SP's mainline through the area. The actual mainline i... (more)
An eastbound UP stack train takes the siding at Shawmut while a westbound intermodal holds the main on the Sunset Route in Southern Arizona.
UP 5985 west rounds one of the many curves around the mountains in the Sonoran Desert just west of Shawmut Arizona on the former SP.
A Union Pacific SD60M and a pair of Chicago & Northwestern locomotives pull an eastbound double-stack train through the desert.
A westbound UP pig train rolls through the Sonoran Desert at the foot of the very and treacherous Maricopa Mountains.
At sunset, a rainbow of power climbs the 1.0 percent at Shawmut with an eastbound UP stack train. In the background are the rugged and snake-filled Maricopa Mountains.
A venerable SP tunnel motor leads an eastbound UP stack train up the 1.0 percent grade at Shawmut.