While waiting in the siding of Valentine, an eastbound Barstow, CA - Teague, TX manifest over takes a Barstow, CA - Belen, NM manifest on a clear night in the northern Arizona region.
As the sun begins to set on a winter day in northern Arizona, a Los Angeles to Chicago UPS train works hard up the grade out Kingman as it goes through the eastbound control signals of Walapai.
For the next few months, Union Pacific trains will be detouring over the BNSF Transcon as track work is being performed along the Sunset Route. Here, one of the first trains to be detour rounds th... (more)
Snaking through the siding of Bealville, a heavy Fresno, CA to West Colton, CA manifest battles up the heavy grade of Tehachapi Pass as the sound of AC traction motors can be heard roaring off th... (more)
Slowly battling the the western grade of Yampai Hill, BNSF 7326 and three other General Electric units pull a heavy Los Angeles, CA to Atlanta, GA intermodal train (Q LACATG6 06L) through the fres... (more)
The northern Arizona region has been feeling the wrath of the El Niño storm the last few days as it has dropped a foot of snow within the last 24 hours. Here at Maine, a solids foot of freshly fal... (more)
Over six hours before this photo was taken, we were standing on a hill near Bealville waiting for this heavy Roseville, Calif. to West Colton, Calif. manifest to make the climb over the famous Teh... (more)
With Tehachapi's hills looking unusually green for late December, Union Pacific's Lathrop, Calif to Los Angeles (LATC), Calif. high priority intermodal train battles up the grade towards Tunnel 2 ... (more)
Trona Railway's potash train begins its trip towards Searles, Calif. to interchange with the Union Pacific as dust sets over the Mojave Desert. With air crisp and cold, the sounds of former Southe... (more)
EMD power is a rare sight to see out here in Arizona. Today, I was luck enough to go out and catch this westbound intermodal train with an ACe leader and SD70MAC trailing. Slowly battling up the w... (more)
A Los Angeles bound stack train charges up the western slope of the Arizona Divide near Flagstaff on a gorgeous September evening. Four brand new 8100 series ES44C4 are being delivered at the time... (more)
With the sounds of dynamic breaks howling, a heavy westbound manifest slowly exits Crozier Canyon, passing between the Music Mountain Range and a local Valentine resident's property.
The daily Belen, NM to Phoenix, AZ manifest rumbles into the city of Flagstaff as it navigates out of the sags on the eastern side of town on a late August evening.
Seen from the top of Tunnel 2, four BNSF Dash-9s (and elephant style to boot) navigate down the famous Tehachapi Pass with over 100 cars of loaded grain for central valley of California.
Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit leads the PRS passenger special back to Los Angeles after concurring Tehachapi Pass.