Seen here on its downgrade journey into Lordsburg after battling Steins Pass
UP 1111 and 6290 struggling to pull the grade up through Steins, NM
A westbound SP stack train climbes towards the summit of Stein's hill.
Railfan history! The last known CNW patched locomotive and one of the last active SP patched locomotives meet in the middle of the New Mexico desert as they both respectively lead their own trains... (more)
With cloud shadows moving across the distant mountains, a short westbound UP intermodal train approaches the base of Stein's Hill.
Amtrak 199 leads the EB Sunset Limited
After UP leased the Clifton branch north of Lordsburg, NM to the AZER, trackage rights were included. This arrangement finds an AZER train entering the UP Sunset Route at Bowie, AZ in the morning... (more)
UP #1983 climbs out of the San Simon Valley as it passes through the ghost town of Steins.
A westbound manifest tops the grade at Steins, NM, after a short but stiff climb.
Waiting for a re-crew in this tiny ghost town west of Lordsburg.
Head-on meeting of 4615 and 6017 at Steins, NM.
UP 6017 waits EB as WB 5127 barrel's past at the ghost town of Stein's NM. The engineer of 6017 was standing next to me when I took this shot. The first words he said to me when he walked up...."W... (more)
A short UP westbound intermodal train comes to the top of Steins Hill and approaches the Arizona state line.
Sunset Limited races the sunset at Steins, N.M., just west of Lordsburg, N.M, en route from Tucson, Ariz., to El Paso, Texas.
Sunset Limited races the sunset at Steins, N.M., just west of Lordsburg, N.M, en route from Tucson, Ariz., to El Paso, Texas, and points east.