RailPictures.Net Photo: n/a Union Pacific n/a at West of Wellton, Arizona by Craig Williams
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» UP Gila Bend Sub (more..)
» West of Wellton, Arizona, USA (more..)
» May 09, 2017
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This is the UP Gila Sub that was once the ex-Southern Pacific Sunset Route that runs 255 miles from Yuma, AZ, to Tuscon, AZ. Between Dome and Wellton, there is 16 miles of original SP double track. The 2nd track was built in 1926, with the original main built by the end 1879. While it shows 2 main CTC, the trackage is signaled basically in one direction like traditional ABS. Nice old ex-SP cantilever signals are located around Wellton and Dome back in 2017. An eastbound streaks thru the night as they pass the eastbound approach signal to West Wellton.
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