Autumnal tones adorn the San Francisco Peaks as a pair of four-axle GE's briefly hold up intermodal traffic so that they can perform a reversing manoeuvre and work wrong-main on the Winona local.
Just seconds before sunset and the desert air is still hot, as a heavy westbound manifest starts the steep climb up Ash Hill. Once the train has passed, it's time to head a short distance off-road... (more)
A pair of GEVO helpers cool their heels as they descend the east side of Goff's Hill at sunset.
A pair of SD70's appear briefly through a gap between the low, rocky hills at the west end of Shawmut siding.
Despite the passage of just a few hours, the clear tranquility of a beautiful morning out in the Sonoran Desert makes it difficult to imagine the previous day's torrential thunderstorms.
Rain or ... (more)
After watching the Arizona and California Railroad interchange with the BNSF south of Wickenberg, a cross-country chase ensued in order to catch the train somewhere photogenic out in the desert. T... (more)
Late evening sunshine catches a northbound timber train in the care of a Colas Rail class 56, as it passes the semaphores just north of Craven Arms. A number of these locos are enjoying a new leas... (more)
Some welcome late winter sun illuminates one of DB Schenker's refurbished Class 60's as it hammers northwards with a heavy trainload of steel coils from South Wales.
The Class 60's were a fleet o... (more)
Perfect late-November light greets a short DB Schenker class 60-hauled steel train as it trundles south between Church Stretton and Craven Arms in South Shropshire.
Coasting downgrade past the stark outline of the Dead Mountains, three CSX leading units and a CSX/Union Pacific DPU pairing do their best to disguise the fact that this eastbound stack train is o... (more)
Westbound stacks on the eastern edge of California approach the Route 95 crossing on the lengthy climb up to Goffs.
The weekly loaded china clay train from Exeter to Bescot (Birmingham) powers north through rural Shropshire in the capable hands of a GM class 66.
With the imposing Dead Mountains behind, a lengthy train of double-stacks battles its way upgrade between Ibis and Arrowhead Junction on a warm afternoon out on the Needles subdivision.
A train of empty well-cars snakes downgrade through the confines of Kingman Canyon as a loaded train heads east on the other track.
After waiting for several intermodals to clear, a train of DIFCO side tipplers loaded with large boulders heads out of the siding and over the hill at Goffs. The train continued a few miles east t... (more)