BNSF 6688, delivered April 30th, 2011, leads 125 loads of coal down the steep 1.56% grade on the Lee Ranch Sub, passing the beautiful red sandstone formations of Western New Mexico.
A brand new ES44C4 leads the 80 car (63 blue SWFX and 17 old heavy SWFX) Blue Looper down the hill near milepost 7 on the Lee Ranch Subdivision.. Fortunately I shot the train when I did, as in und... (more)
BNSF 4116, sporting its Swooshie paint job, brings up the markers of a loaded Tepco coal train rolling towards the mainline at Milepost 5.
Three SD40's howl in dynamics dropping down the 1.5% grade with 52 loaded coal hoppers in tow.
Three Dash 9's of three different paint jobs are heavy in the dynamics holding back over 18,000 tons of black diamond bound for Tuscon Electric & Power Company's Springerville, AZ power plant.