On the top of a bridge over Arizona Rte. 89 with it's Santa Fe lettering still visible, the Chicago-Phoenix Z-train twists into the late afternoon light.
The Chicago-Phoenix Z makes the move past the old Santa Fe depot onto the scenic Peavine for the final run into this important terminal about 175 rail miles down the mountain and into the valley o... (more)
The Z train the ATSF 3751 steam special met at Congress, AZ, seen here snaking its way downhill between Hillside and Date,AZ 5/19/12.
The Grand Canyon Limited has just entered the BNSF Phoenix Sub and is moving northbound to its passenger/service stop at Congress.
1312 (JTPX - unlettered) was set out pre-dawn at El Mirage today by the V-MCIPHX for use by the contract autorack switching facility. My Pevine website: www.aeromoe.com/Peavine.html
A Phoenix bound freight begins the climb out of Williams, AZ on the Peavine behind a trio of SD40-2s and a B40-8W.
Smoking up the grade, autorack empties are led west on the Peavine.