I was woken up by knock on at my front door to find fellow RP contributor, and good friend, Jake Miile. Of course, this resulted in a late afternoon of foaming. Well, with our luck, we didn't get ... (more)
Off into the Sunset... New Tier 4 locomotives race across the state of Arizona on 28th of November, 2015. With the sun setting, this Los Angeles bound stack train rounds the curve at Antar... (more)
As the sun sets on a late November day, an eastbound vehicle train works hard climbing the grade out of Kingman as it rolls through the area known as Walapai.
On a cold, rainy night in Kingman, Arizona, the westbound Amtrak Southwest Chief prepares to depart for the last leg of its trip from Chicago. A new crew has just boarded the train and will take i... (more)
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)
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.
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.
The hot Willow Springs, IL to North Bay, CA Z9 descends down Tehachapi Pass as navigates through Tunnel 2 near Bealville.
With a winter storm approaching, a detoured UP train descends down the Arizona Divide as it rolls through Flagstaff. A few minutes after this train went by, hail began to fall which led to snow. N... (more)