Looking down from the Lowell Observatory over down town Flagstaff, BNSF 7521 moves up the Arizona Divide.
I made my first trip out to Canyon Diablo and the road wasn't as bad as it thought. Even though it was a bumpy ride it was worth the shot! Four BNSF units hauls down the hill across the canyon to ... (more)
Four units ride elephant style up out of Darling as they control this San Bernardino to NS interchange Z6 down the Arizona Divide on unusual warm winter day.
Only three westbound in evening light today on the Sleigman Subdivision due to track work on the whole sub. I really wanted to get this shot today. The first time I took this shot, a cloud covered... (more)
With a 10,000 footer stack train stopped on track one trying to link its DPUs back to the head end, two ES44DCs lead an eastbound LA harbor stack train through Bellemont for Winslow where a new cr... (more)
What a slow day. Only 4 trains all afternoon and nothing between 2PM and 5 (which is sunset). So seeing this Long Beach to Clovis stack train climbs over the crest was like the light at the end of... (more)
A 6700 series C4 leads a hot Stockton, CA to Willow Springs, IL Z7 up to the summit of the Seligman sub as it makes track speed pass an old water tower.
An eastbound Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA Z7 makes its way out of Darling on an unusual cool winter day.
The last Kansas City to North Bay Z9 of 2011 charges hard up the hill of the Arizona Divide as the sun starts to set behind the trees.
Three units are the only thing pulling this 10,000 footer up and over the Arizona Divide. The DPUs decided to not link up with each other and it was a battle for the crew. This was the second time... (more)
First Train of the New Year! BNSF 7273 leads a hot Z7 across Angell to Winslow as the first light of the new year shines on this Texas bound train. A great way to start off the year.
Four BNSF GE's tackle the grade of Kingman Canyon on a New Year's Eve even though the scenic desert landscape makes it seem like a hot July morning in the northern Arizona desert.
BNSF 7590 leads the last Barstow, CA to Belem, NM of 2011 across the Ex-ATSF bridge at Topock.
Thank you BNSF!... People have shot this same Chicago to Stockton stack train since it left out of the yard on the 29th and the power was three Ferromex units only. I kept an eye on the tra... (more)
Two BNSF units charge westward down the hill at Maine, AZ as they lead the last fleet of westbound in daylight of 2011.