Good way to start a new year with this shot of the UP's United Way unit! Taken with 5 M5B flash bulbs on Kodachrome 64 film at f 5.6 and shutter on bulb.
UP Special is going past the former SP station that is now a Mexican restaurant. The Phoenix Metro light rail tracks are to the right.
One of the two F69HAC's that Amtrak tested along with two P30PH's and a F40PH leads the eastbound Southwest Limited into Tempe for a station stop.
Amtraks eastbound Sunset arrives at Tempe.
The 96 year old trestle never looked better than at sunset. UP 7832 crosses Town Lake at the sunbathing section with an SD70M right behind as they head to the UP mainline south of Phoenix. Beach,... (more)
This westbound slowly rounds the curve at Tempe Jct. and will soon come to a stop as there is no room for it in Phoenix.
Crossing the "Tempe town lake".
Eastbound manifest crosses the bridge across Tempe Town Lake (Rio Salado / Salt River)
An outbound UP manifest, led by an NS SD70M, crosses Tempe Town Lake in the late afternoon.
An empty vehicle train crosses Tempe Town Lake heading south out of Phoenix. This angle is no longer possible with the construction of the light-rail bridge.