A westbound intermodal passes by the old Southern Pacific water tower in Gila Bend as it slows to a stop to meet opposing traffic.
As the day comes to a close, a westbound intermodal passes the signals at East Gila Bend.
A new EMD locomotive charges through the soon to be gone remaining searchlight Signals on the UP Sunset Route. The night has only just begun in this photo and the full moon will soon dance with th... (more)
Fire retardent is poured on this dpu after blowing it's dynamic breaks. This train had a rough time getting things cleared after the fire was out due to confusion about whether the authorities wer... (more)
An eastbound Long Beach, CA, to Dupo Yard. IL, (East St. Louis) stack train pulls into the west end of the siding at Gila Bend. This train will meet a hot ZAILC coming west. Still some sections of... (more)
UP SD70ACe 8675 hustles a Dallas-Long Beach intermodal train west on the Gila Sub passing a set of old SP intermediate signals.
A westbound UP stack train flies along the Sunset Route enroute to Los Beach, CA
A long eastbound autorack train glows in the last rays of light near Bosque as it tackles the grade up to Estrella Summit. This train had a brand new unit leading which was nice to see for a chang... (more)
ZSALCX slams the east siding switch at Gila Bend running all of track speed into the sunset.
Rain and mergers bring splashes of yellow to the desert.
A train of auto racks is about to pass by the old SP water tank in Gila Bend.
Racing across the desert with an auto rack train, this locomotive proudly carries the flag.
An eastbound auto rack train leaves behind one of Arizona's famed red sunsets.
A westbound at Shawmut summit.
Passing through the Sonoran Desert National Monument, this east bound inter-model is watched by the Saguaro cacti.