A very colorful consist prepares to leave Tucson. BNSF 8625 still in Santa Fe colors, BNSF 3151 former BN GP50 tiger stripe unit and NS 4146.
UP 3632 leads the hot TOFC Van train into Yermo yard for a crew change. The 3632 has the slogan "Let's train the nation for energy conservation." on the running board. These were popular... (more)
UP 3709 west is stopped at the Cajon Summit with a loaded grain train.
Cotton Belt 8970 leads a westbound manifest train out of Tucson Yard headed for West Colton.
A matched set of SD39's sit next to the Santa Fe passenger depot in Albuquerque, NM.
SF 5124 snoot leads the York Canyon, NM coal train through Cajon Pass at Blue Cut. A four unit set of remote control helpers are cut i mid train. Santa Fe was experimenting with remote helpers usi... (more)
UP Yard unit Y585 along with patched SSW GP60 1011 at the North Little Rock yard.
UP Big Boy 4014 east races along just east of Folton, AR heading toward Hope, AR.
AKMD 2503 and KRR 4045 sit at the small Arkansas Midland yard in Jones Mill after a morning rain.
KCS 4780 with a northbound coal empty awaits the arrival of KCS 4009 south at the siding in Stilwell, OK.
UP 2728 leads a heavy manifest south toward Pine Bluff as it passes the Little Rock Union Station.
UP SD40-2 remote control snoot 1752 along with GP40-2 1536 at the north Little Rock engine facility.
Norfolk Southern SD70 cab units 2549 and 2516 sit on the ground next to a storage line of units at the Progress Rail facility. Photo taken with permission wearing all required safety gear.
SSW 9624 leads a hot Blue Streak stack train westbound near Emperita, AZ. The train is going the wrong way due to a derailment near the Cienega Creek Bridge. This track is now a storage line for u... (more)
BNSF 8596 south with a heavy loaded coal train climbs toward the KCS summit of Rich Mountain on a beautiful spring morning.