Brand new Cotton Belt 9644 at the fuel racks in Tucson, getting reading to head east over the Sunset Route. Photo taken with permission.
New Years Day find four different paint schemes on a train working in the Tucson Yard. Photo taken with permission.
Another typical day at the Tucson yard diesel service with more pool power. Photo taken with permission.
Former Trona Railway 6410, now owned by HLCX, will soon be leading UP 2905 eastbound out of the Tucson yard. There was no telling what unusual lease and pool power would show up on any given day ... (more)
EMD demonstrator 5 along with two other GP60 units have uncoupled from there train and are headed to the diesel service facility passing by the Tucson yard tower. Photo taken with permission.
A rainbow greets SP snoot 8335 at it waits to depart west out of Tucson.
Cotton Belt 7657 rolls west through Wilmot as it heads towards the Tucson Yard.
SP 8567 East is up to track speed as it leads SP 7461, former MP 3035, SP 8242 and former Conrail 6688 past the Ajo Way street crossing. Coming the other direction is Cotton Belt 7657, CB 7641, BN... (more)
Union Pacific 4517 rolls past the Pima Air Museum with a westbound doublestack. The museum has over 350 aircraft on display, including a B-17 Flying Fortress, F-4 Phantom, B-58 and the SR-71 Blac... (more)
The east end of the Tucson yard is getting busy with a train approaching the fuel racks, a train on the left ready to depart, and UP 3672 waiting for a crew. Another busy day on the Sunset Route.... (more)
A colorful consist, made up of UP 3138, former Conrail 4407, and EMD 2000, wait for a crew at the east end of the Tucson yard. The power will tie on to the train to the left, then head east over ... (more)
SP 7660, with Rio Grande 3130, wait in the Tucson yard for the next crew to take the train west. Photo taken with permission.
A colorful consist, lead by the very dirty and weathered SP 7302, waits for the next crew to take it east out of the Tucson yard. Photo taken with permission.
View from the Tucson Yard Tower as Cotton Belt 9700 waits for a crew.
Brand new SP 7100 has stopped for a crew change in the Tucson yard. The SP 7100 was rebuilt by Morrison- Knudsen, and is on its first run to the west coast.