A westbound manifest comes off the Willcox Playa as a strong spring wind kicks up dust.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest uses the old, four-track alignment at Summit not long before the railroad switched to the new one immediately to the south.
A westbound load of Utah coal meets an eastbound BNSF intermodal train departing Barstow Yard.
A BNSF eastbound is dwarfed by huge sedimentary layers along the Transcon at Mesita.
Late in the day, an SP SD45T-2 leads an eastbound UP stack train from the ICTF up the constant 1.0 percent grade at Shawmut.
At dusk, a westbound Santa Fe stack train roars upgrade through a sweeping curve at Java. The dispatcher has the CTC signal on the South Track lit up for an eastbound that is close.
Santa Fe SD75Ms Nos. 202 and 234 sit in a shop building, waxed and polished for their trip tomorrow on the point of BNSF's Super Bowl Special.
Brand-new SD70M No. 5121 leads an eastbound stack train along the course of Cienega Creek on Track Two.
As two eastbounds approach Winslow out of torrential rain, a bolt of lightning hits the ground in the direction of Two Guns.
An eastbound stack train hustles through Lavic's vertical curvature as a westbound recedes into the distance.
SP 8656 West gives a roll-by to an opposing freight as a monsoon thunderstorm dissipates.
UP 568 West leans into the curve at Irvington as it heads for Tucson Yard.
Cotton Belt Dash 8 No. 8042 leads an eastbound UP stack train along the edge of the inhospitable Gila Mountains.
On a beautiful, clear evening in the heart of the Mojave Desert, a westbound Santa Fe pig train leaves Amboy in its wake and heads for the headlight of another train coming at it from the west.
Amtrak No. 2 passes palo verdes in full bloom as it departs Tucson.