An eastbound intermodal uses all of it's notches to make the winding climb to the summit at Shawmut.
Double stacks snaking across the Arizona desert at Shawmut.
A lone AC6000 leads an intermodal downgrade through Shawmut towards Gila Bend.
A western mix of power lugs a manifest through Shawmut on a scorching hot evening. The fourth unit in the consist is running with some of its hood doors open, presumably due to the several days o... (more)
Four locomotives bring a stack train downgrade through Shawmut towards Gila Bend. The original Southern Pacific alignment of this line is seen crossing the current line across the frame.
A UP ACe and an East Coast helper haul their train up through Shawmut. The original Southern Pacific alignment can be seen branching off from the current main line.
Some nice varied power struggles a train of double stacks up the grade though Shawmut.
A mixed freight passes by the remains of an old Southern Pacific wye near Shawmut.
A late running Sunset limited leisurely makes its way through Shawmut due to it being stuck in the middle of a parade of eastbound freights slowly tackling the grade. Unfortunately the siding se... (more)
While the curves and grades of Shawmut often bring eastbound trains to their knees, the opposite is true for the westbounds. Here an intermodal glides around one of the curves on its final descen... (more)
An eastbound manifest grinds upgrade through the curves at Shawmut.
With a decent-sized train, the UP 8863 leans into the "S" curve near Shawmut Arizona as they climb the 1.5% grade.
One of the multiple DODX equipment moves to Southern California rounds the Shawmut "S" curve as it heads for West Colton for interchange to BNSF. The train will ultimately end up in the ... (more)
The UP 5492 rounds the top bend of the massive Shawmut "S" curve as they effortlessly glide down the grade toward California.
A long eastbound train climbs the grade near Shawmut, AZ as the golden Arizona sunset reflects heavily against the yellow UP engines.