A westbound Union Pacific manifest passes the station and derelict water tower at Maricopa with two GEs leading the way elephant style.
UP 8227 starts the unloading process at Arizona Grain
UP 7950 slowly reverses backward as it unloads at Arizona Grain
A crew change in Maricopa and the UP 5486 prepares to lead this stack train eastbound, with the help of one of the UP Olympic Units.
Union Pacific SD70ACe-T4 #3070 is found on a grain train at Maricopa, AZ.
Maricopa glint! An Eastbound Z train races east as a not so dramatic sunset lingers to the west.
A loaded coal train bound for Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico. rolls through a stormy afternoon on the UP Gila Sub. This being an insane day in Southern Arizona with snow in Tucson and other rare location... (more)
Here is a wider angle of that UP grain train sitting at the Arizona Grain facility in Maricopa amongst first light. With a break in the clouds at the horizon, the sun made for an incredible lookin... (more)
A UP grain train sits at the Arizona Grain facility in Maricopa amongst first light. With a break in the clouds at the horizon, the sun made for a fierce red sky. Meanwhile this train begins a lon... (more)
UP AC6000CW 7309 shoves hard on the tailend of a Milipitas bound vehicle train, screaming through Maricopa at 70mph.
Having emptied their train at Arizona Grain's terminal just east of Maricopa, AZ, UP ES44ACs 7674 and 7350 will now become the DPUs on the GSMRPY-13 heading back east to Nebraska for another load.
UP 1028 leads a short local westbound past the huge steel water tank at Maricopa on the former SP Sunset Route.
An eastbound UP auto/stack train passes a water tank, an SP relic, at Maricopa,AZ on 11/24/12.
Scrub, cacti and a westbound APL viewed from near the "Combat Camp" area.