A word of warning to cyclists along the Sun Link route in Tucson.
A Sun Link train passes through the area of Tucson that is mostly occupied by the University of Arizona.
A Sun Link train passes the University of Arizona bookstore.
A pair of Apache Railway locomotives bring back one, lonely, hopper car back to Snowflake after picking it up in Holbrook. The train left Holbrook with eight cars (six tank cars and two hopper car... (more)
The sounds of GE locomotives slowly grinding up the grade grow louder and louder on a warm August night in Valentine, AZ. Soon, the headlights of an eastbound train appear and illuminate a silhoue... (more)
The sulfuric acid train crosses a wooden trestle as it makes its nocturnal way back to the processor at Hayden after dropping acid at the mine at Ray.
I remember eating dinner with a friend of mine, who's an engineer for the BNSF out Lincoln, NE, who told me "there's nothing like controlling a 16,000 ton coal train and watching an amazing s... (more)
The Route 66 overpass at Crookton has been a popular spot to park and watch trains start the climb up the Arizona Divide. Over the years, railfans have place memorable items along the guard rail o... (more)
Traffic begins to backup along the western leg of BNSF Seligman Subdivision as track work ties up the eastbound main track from Valentine (MP 485) to Walapai (MP 499). As result, tracks work signa... (more)
A train of sulfuric acid swings through the curve at Kelvin on the final stretch to the mine at Ray on the Copper Basin.
A train of sulphuric acid comes from the processor at Hayden heading for the mine at Ray. A few ore cars are up front to serve as buffers on this Copper Basin train.
Here it is! A westbound freight! The sign is for the famous Jack Rabbit Trading Post, located on old Route 66 not far from Winslow, Ariz. A westbound BNSF freight rolls by.
A BNSF switcher works the yard at Winslow as the sun sets. The view is from La Posada, the restored Harvey House on Route 66 in Winslow.
An Apache Railway freight accelerates from the BNSF interchange in Holbrook on its way back to Snowflake, Ariz., behind a set of Alcos.