The best sunlight this spot will ever get at this spot. I got real lucky with the timing of this train. Very rarely do you get an eastbound train on the lower end of the Peavine so early in the am... (more)
On Oct 3 2018 after a long night of clouds and rain, the sun begins to break through the early morning low clouds, creating a surreal scene near Date, AZ on the BNSF Phoenix sub.
BNSF 5074 leads the westbound ZWSPPHX9 on the Phoenix sub around milepost 105.6 between Date and Hillside.
The Z train the ATSF 3751 steam special met at Congress, AZ, seen here snaking its way downhill between Hillside and Date,AZ 5/19/12.
Southbound Grand Canyon Limited at (BNSF) Date, Arizona, not to be confused with the Date, AZ on the SP/UP Sunset Route.
NS 9876 leads the westbound M-BELPHX past a lone CRLE boxcar set out in the siding at Date, Arizona. My Peavine webpage: http://www.aeromoe.com/Peavine.html