Just before the sun dips behind the mountains, a Union Pacific intermodal accelerates out of Estrella on an unusually busy Sunday along the sunset route.
An extremely uncommon sight on Union Pacific in Southern Arizona is a Canadian Pacific locomotive, let alone leading. So this was an awesome treat for me, even though it’s still another GE.
A Westbound Phoenix train streaks by some MOV equipment at Estrella.
UP 7801 west approches Estrella with a Long Beach, CA bound land barge consisting of 5 engines (3/2) and 139 intermodal platforms.
Love the new ACe's in the late sun!
Love the glare from the late evening desert sun and more importantly the fresh paint
Westbound at Estrella in the late afternoon. I followed this train out of Tucson, onto Shamut, roughly 90 miles. Two days later I would catch it leading an eastbound train at Cienega creek.....pic... (more)