UP 7415 and UP 6518 race a westbound doublestack through Benson, Arizona.
The crew on the new San Pedro & Southwestern GP-30 2426 bring their train into their small yard after delivering cars to the Union Pacific in Benson, Arizona.
UP 7406 rolls down the hill and into Benson, Arizona, while a westbound auto rack grinds up the hill.
With more than 15,000 tons of grain for Calipatria, UP 5542 West slowly grinds up the 2% grade as they pull through Chamiso and out of the San Pedro River Valley.
Booming Benson. The Amtrak Sunset Limited (Train 1) passes over East 4th Street in Benson, Arizona on the evening of Wednesday, July 19, 2020 with former Northern Pacific Railway Budd built... (more)
The westbound Sunset Limited is living up to its name running about an hour late today. Trailing on this particular train is a pair of Webb LLC Private Cars, the "Babbling Brook" & "... (more)
San Pedro Valley's recently acquired GP38 #2409 at Benson, AZ.
With storms behind them, and a new crew on board. The UP 6706 sits with the golden sun glaring on the nose of their unit as the IDILB awaits the dispatchers go-ahead to leave!
One of the last active Southern Pacific patched locomotives leads the ILBEW-22 as they continue their pull up and through the Fenner grade!
2426 & 2408 stabled at Benson
A westbound UP stack train rolls off the Dragoon Mountains into Benson, AZ. In a few minutes, the train will be climbing the stiff grade toward the summit at Mescal.
A dirty and worn out SP 7552 leads SSW 7792, SSW 7270, SP 8992 and Conrail 6694 west towards Tucson. Just about any train on the SP Sunset Route would have a pool power unit in the consist.
The Union Pacific 4014 climbs the massive straight up the grade thru Fenner as he approches the top heading east for New Mexico.
After the dropping down grade from Mescale, the UP 4014 slowly glides toward the Town of Benson as thounsads await his arrival.