Flying past at near 50 miles an hour, the Union Pacific Big Boy heads east in the morning sun as they pass the famous Picacho Peak in the background.
UP 6706 with 1996 on the Phoenix to Tucson manifest glides through Red Rock
The target signals at the west end of Red Rock are silhouetted against a not atypical Arizona sunset.
On one of their first runs in revenue service, three beautiful new EMD SD70Ms lead an eastbound UP vehicle train on the Sunset Route through Red Rock, AZ. Few people anticipated that UP's employee... (more)
The conductor of a UP wbd reboards his charge after giving a roll-by to an opposing train. His engineer has his lights on and is waiting for a green signal to pull out of the siding at Red Rock, A... (more)
At dusk, UP 9773 races westward through the Sonoran Desert.
Pacing a westbound UP stack train between Naviska and Red Rock, AZ.
At dusk, UP 4625 West waits on the main at Red Rock for an opposing train that will head into the siding here. Once the eastbound's headlight shows, 4625's conductor will climb down and give the e... (more)
An SP dwarf target signal stares back at the camera as an eastbound Sunset Limited races over the west switch at Red Rock, AZ.
UP 3969 passes by the bullet-riddled Red Rock tank..
A former SP SD70M finds itself on the former SP Sunset Route relegated to work train service. This train was heading to Enid, AZ (about 40 miles west of here) to assist with the double track proje... (more)
UP ES44AC 7870 and a pair of SD70Ms lead a Tucson, AZ bound manifest east on the Sunset Route, just west of the siding at Red Rock.
UP 7352 heads west at 60mph with Long Beach, CA bound stacks.
A lucky break on the UP, brand new consist. They look pretty sharp in my opinion
As the day unfolds, Dark stormy clouds lurk in the sky, this East bound is heading right into the 'wet zone'