Gliding through the intermediate Searchlights at SP865.2, an westbound manifest passes the threatened SP era searchlights.
The now truly endangered Searchlight Signals, show a restricted proceed aspect with a westbound approaching the siding switch. The clear night sky yields a vibrant Milky Way as dawn draws near.
With its flashing ditch lights, UP 6244 throttles into notch 8 as it pulls a heavy loaded manifest at the Shawmut siding passing through a pair of Southern Pacific searchlight signals days before ... (more)
UP 6074 splits the signals at SP865.2. Unfortunately, these signals are no more, with the extension of the Bosque siding. These signals are being replaced and removed.
The hottest train on the Union Pacific Sunset Route drops downgrade through the Sonoran Desert with an all NS Consists including the NS 1074 heritage unit.
Making it look easy, an empty well car train easily glides up the Shawmut grade in the early morning hours. Recent record rain from a few weeks back has brought out many flowers this "spring".
Splitting the signals at SP 865.2 in the evening golden glow.
Rolling downgrade in the middle of the Shawmut curve.
Through the SP era searchlights, UP 6074 glides downgrade from Shawmut, AZ.
CSX brings up the rear of an international stack heading through the Shawmut curve.
UP 5365 dropping downgrade through the 1.2% S Curve at Shawmut, AZ.
Facing directly into the golden hour sun, the westbound UP 6797 continues its journey toward the Los Angles Basin.
A Union Pacific coal drags up hill, making a rumbling appearance through a rare & thick morning fog.
With the clouds rolling in overheard and a storm brewing in the distance. The Southern Pacific era searchlight signals light up once again as an eastbound freight approaches in the distance. Unlik... (more)
Under semi-clear night skies, the westward MFWWCW with the duo of 1943 & 4141 pulls out of the W. Shawmut Siding and continues its westward bound journey toward California.