February 3, 2016 would be one of the coldest days in Flagstaff with in the last twenty years. I woke up the temperature being -4 degrees and the low that morning was -9. I made the quick drive to ... (more)
A pair of GE motors shove the rear of a 115 car long grain train over the snowy Arizona Divide at the outskirts of Flagstaff. If you look towards the curve, you can see the mid helper units that a... (more)
Running as light power westward, BNSF 525 and BNSF 3175 head towards Bellemont to pick up a locomotive that was set out a couple days before as it passes the iconic station in Downtown Flagstaff.
For the last month or so, Union Pacific trains have been detouring over the BNSF Transcon due to track work on the UP tracks in Arizona. On a chilly February morning, an eastbound UP train races d... (more)
Passing the control signals at East Franconia, a westbound BNSF doublestack train is nearing the end of its run across the busy Seligman Subdivision, and will soon be crossing the Colorado River a... (more)
Ethanol empties return east on the busy BNSF transcon as they cross the mighty Colorado River bridge at Topock on a brisk winter afternoon in northwestern Arizona.
A few miles east of the Colorado River crossing at Topock finds an eastbound doublestack train passing the signals at East Franconia on the BNSF Seligman Subdivision.
Crossing the Colorado River at Topock on the venerable ex-Santa Fe bridge, a westbound BNSF passenger special bound for the Super Bowl will soon be arriving Needles, CA where it will tie up for th... (more)
Nearing Kingman on the BNSF Seligman Subdivision, an impressive 18-car "Super Bowl" special powered by a single ET44C4 races west through the big curve at Antares located a few miles eas... (more)
They birds didn't go far enough south... Okay, I know that raven don't migrate, but it adds to the photo! Anyways, a 2x2 Logistic Park Chicago stack train battles up the grade towards the 7... (more)
Snow begins to fall, again, in Flagstaff as a westbound Z-train chugs up the 1.3 percent grade of the Arizona Divide. The night before, the city of Flagstaff received nearly ten inches and would g... (more)
A very short Winslow to Phoenix Z-train breaks through the heavy snow fall along the Arizona Divide as the pair of Dash-9s glide through Maine.
Four GE's haul a Watson, CA bound unit ethanol train west at West Valentine on a crisp winter day.
On a chilly, late October morning, a heavy BNSF manifest struggles up the grade near Angell prior to sunrise as the sound of GE motors working hard echo across the land.
Fresh snow covers the desert landscape in Valentine, Arizona as a heavy 10,000 foot long stack train prepares to stop to let a high priority train over take it on a chilly December morning.