2 minutes before sunset, a golden glint lights the side of a BNSF eastbound Q train as it approaches Rio Puerco,NM on 9/19/12.
A westbound BNSF train races west in the waning light of 9/19/12 at Dalies,NM.
BNSF 9089, a brand new SD70ACe, leads a coal empty from SRP's Coronado Generating Station to East Thunder Mine, WY eastbound on the BNSF Gallup Sub near Milan, NM on 9/30/12. Haystack Mountain is ... (more)
Amtrak train #4, the Southwest Chief, is minutes into New Mexico as it speeds east towards its next station stop in Gallup,NM on 9/20/12.
ESWR train traversing the rocky New Mexican landscape near HWY 509 on the morning run up to Peabody Coal Company's Lee Ranch Mine.
ESWR about eight minutes out from its destination at the HWY 509 crossing on the morning run up to Peabody Coal Company's Lee Ranch Mine.
Having just crossed into New Mexico a couple of miles back, Denver & Rio Grande Western 2-8-2 487 winds its way down the hill on the approach to the yard in Chama as 10,000+ foot peaks loom in the... (more)
More storms are moving in as a coal empty from Mexico to Carbon Coal(MP 2 BNSF Defiance Sub, west of Gallup,NM) passes underneath the old Route 66 bridge east of Grants,NM on 9/24/12.
All 3 Escalante Western SD40-2's are working hard as they pull their train over the hill at Lee Ranch Jct on 9/26/12. The train is heading back west towards Escalante Jct and the Plains Escalante ... (more)
Fall colors are starting to show on a tree as Amtrak 184, the Phase 4 Heritage locomotive for Amtrak, leads train #3, the Southwest Chief, through Grants,NM on 9/24/12.
Western Fuels train from the Plains Escalante Generating Station to Lee Ranch Mine swings around the corner at Lee Ranch Jct at track speed on 9/24/12.
Breakfast is being served on the Southwest Chief as it enters New Mexico eastbound on the Transcon at 8:43 AM MT.
A westbound manifest train slowly rolls through the signals at Rio Puerco on the BNSF Gallup Sub. The train stopped at the grade crossing here, dropped off a crew member, and then went on its way... (more)
Now owned by Genesee & Wyoming, the G&W acquired 14 ex UP B40-8s for the AZER. AZER B40-8 4006 stands in Lordsburg, NM in fresh orange paint with three sister units.