The very last of the Southern Pacific searchlights stand tall in the middle of the Arizona desert.
An Eastbound Union Pacific train climbs up the hill at Shawmut on a late summer afternoon, in front of the famous Southern Arizona Saguaros.
An empty UP auto train climbs the grade at Shawmut, AZ
A Union Pacific intermodal rolls downhill in the Sonoran Desert with a growing monsoon storm to the East.
A westbound stack train goes in the hole at Shawmut in the last minutes of daylight. The desert floor becomes covered in the mountain shadows and the silhouettes of the wide spread mountains in th... (more)
UP 8593 leads a intermodal through the curves at Shawmut
UP 1983 leads a K train through the vast open deserts of southern AZ.
The DPU's of an extremely heavy EB coal train fight the 1.2% grade through Shawmut in the last sunset of 2017.
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.