SP 9765 leads UP 3243, RG 5398 and another SP unit out of the fog as it approaches the summit at Steins, New Mexico.
SP 9735 leads three UP engines and eastbound manifest train over the summit on Steins Hill.
A rather diverse collection of power on the head end is only punctuated by what's bringing up the rear (CN!)
It's 10:40 in the morning as UP 9450 leads CSX 9011 and CSX 5012 east over the summit at Steins.
SP 9751 crests the summit at Steins, New Mexico with a westbound doublestack.
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.
A westbound autorack climbing Steins Hill meets an eastbound empty unit coal train, and another eastbound autorack sits in the siding down the hill
Climbing Steins Hill is HLCX 5962. This unit was CNW 8036, then UP 5962 retired from the UP roster on 1 Jan 2002 upon expiration of its long-term lease from GE Credit Corp
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)