Union Pacific 8437 leads a westbound doublestack across the Cienega Creek bridge.
Amtrak's eastbound Sunset Ltd. passes under the SP westbound main east of Tucson near Vail, AZ on Mar 30, 1974. SP-painted, but soon to be AMTK-owned FP7s held the lead position on the Sunset unti... (more)
A six pack of UP power including a couple of patched SPs pulling a manifest westerly on a summer-like November morning on the Gila Sub.
Empty Coal from Tucson Electric Light & Power eastbound at Ciennega Creek. The Ciennega Road Bridge, on the right, was recently added to the register of historic places.
UP 7886 west is just about finished with its journey across "The Stormy"" as it crosses over at Vail just east of Tucson. This section of the old SP Lordsburg District gets its name from the monso... (more)
Eastbound stacker ducks under the westbound main and Marsh Station Rd at Cienega Preserve. With the summery weather in this part of Arizona it's hard for this photographer from the Pacific Northw... (more)
A solid NS consist leads this westbound intermodal at Vail.
UP 3969 heading West and crosses over the other half of the Sunset Route. She will travel a few more miles before the tracks come back together.
The remainder of the previous day's snow squalls cling to the mountains in the background. It will be a losing battle as it is already 70 degrees where I was.
This intermodal has a cut of Tropicana cars on the head end.
UP 5300 west heads towards Tucson and a recrew.
The storm that is dumping snow on the mountainside in the background has cleared just in time to get some sunlight on the 7824.
East of Tucson, the Southern Pacific's mainline incorporates the parallel former El Paso & Southwestern main as well. Track 1, the EP&SW line, crosses over Track 2 (the other main) as well as Cie... (more)