It's the next to last day of a two week rail-fanning trip to the desert southwest and luck is on our side, as an afternoon westbound heads through Rice between Parker and Cadiz on the remote Arizo... (more)
By crossing the five span truss bridge over the Colorado River, the daily ARZC local to Cadiz is entering the sunny state of California.
Three old EMD veterans - SD40M-2 #4001, #4002 and #4004, w... (more)
After interchanging with the BNSF at Castle Hot Springs shortly after sunrise, the Arizona & California heads back westbound for home rails at Wickenburg.
Eastbound Arizona & California arrives at Castle Hot Springs where they will swap trains with the BNSF local and head back to Parker, AZ.
Eastbound Arizona & California approaches the siding at Castle Hot Springs where the BNSF is already waiting to swap trains.
Westbound Arizona & California train 708 slowly approaches the BNSF interchange at Cadiz, CA.
After picking up three Arizona & California engines that were left in the siding at Fishel over the weekend for some unknown reason, the westbound Cadiz Turn is back on the move on this 108 degree... (more)
After picking up three Arizona & California engines that were left in the siding at Fishel over the weekend for some unknown reason, the westbound Cadiz Turn is back on the move seen here at Skele... (more)
Adam Farence Photo
Painted in G&W orange, this GP40-3 at Parker is one of a kind, so far.
AZCR 4002 highballs west as it departs Rice after switching. Next stop will be the BNSF interchange at Cadiz.
Arizona and California's westbound road train arrives at Rice to handle some switching passing the old ATSF water tank.
The Arizona and California Interchange at Cadiz -The Cadiz turn of the Arizona and California Railroad out of Parker California prepares to join with the head end of a line of cars that the... (more)
AZRC's interchange train to BNSF was approaching the exchange point at Castle Hot Springs using BNSF's Phoenix Sub just after sunrise.
The shadows are long as the Cadiz turn from Barstow arrives at its destination with a consist which includes ARZC number 4001, presumably after heading west for some kind of maintenance or repair ... (more)