Amtrak P42DC No. 1 leads train No. 2 through Stockham, location of much-used double crossovers in Tucson. The dispatcher has this morning's Sunset Limited on Track 2, where she'll be right to the ... (more)
Southern Pacific 7754 leads a former BN 6466 and a hot intermodal train through Tucson. The SP was power short and all sorts of pool power would pass through Tucson.
EMD 6305, which is the former SOO Line 6305, and still sports the former Milwaukee Road 21 on the hood, sits on a spur track in Tucson, Arizona. This was a time when just about any type of pool o... (more)
Southern Pacific 8492 east rolls by the signal tower at Wilmot while Missouri Pacific 3044 occupies the siding.
Grand Trunk Western 5805 shines in the early morning sun in the Southern Pacific Tucson yard. Pool power from all across the country could be found passing through Tucson. Photo taken with permi... (more)
A solid set of Rio Grande power hustles the Blue Streak Merchandise Fast Forward westbound across the Pantano Bridge, which is located east of Tuscon.
Lone BN 6371 leads a short Chicago to Phoenix sprint train westbound across the Pantano Bridge. Soon the train will be in Tucson for a quick crew train, and then continue on to Phoenix.
As a westbound UP stack train passes on Track One, the engineer of EMD 7006 gets a smoke in behind the cab before departing eastward with his stack train. UP tested a number of EMD's demonstrator ... (more)
EMD 6302, which is the former SOO 6302 and Milwaukee Road 179, sits at the fuel racks in the Tucson Yard, while Cotton Belt 9671 is in the shop to the right. Photo taken with permission.
It is 5:35 in the morning at the Tucson Yard fuel racks as Rio Grande 5344 is being fueled and checked over before proceeding westbound towards Los Angeles. Photo taken with permission.
Two SP trains, one led by SP 8538, and the other led by SP 7673, sit at the ready tracks waiting for outbound crews as the sun sets over Tucson. Photo taken with permission.
Former Rio Grande tunnel motor 5377, now sporting Union Pacific 8632, is part of a colorful consist of motive power sitting near the Tucson yard office. Photo taken with permission.
Union Pacific heritage units SP 1996 and MP 1982 lead an eastbound autorack train into Tucson. Seeing two of the new Heritage units together was quite a treat on Halloween.
Former Southern Pacific 8525, now sporting a GECX marking, leads an eastbound manifest out of the Tucson Yard.
Former Southern Pacific snoot 8313, now with a GECX marking, sits at the diesel service area in the Tucson Yard. Photo taken with permission.