Starting its life out as the SSW 9764, then UP 1967 and now finally UP 1011. The unit waits its life out as the Casa Grande switcher, staying as far away from the UP paint booths as possible.
Under clear night skies, the SSW 1011 rests away in the Casa Grande yard.
A blast from the past, with only a handful of these units left in their original paint. The SSW 1011 hides out in Casa Grande, Arizona attempting to outlast the paint booth.
Moments after sunset, the UP 2754 east, begins to tackle the grade between Bosque and Shawmut. The train has just passed a pair of endangered Searchlight signals that are under threat of upgrades ... (more)
Facing directly into the golden hour sun, the westbound UP 6797 continues its journey toward the Los Angles Basin.
With a very colorful history, including life as UP 1996, one of the two SD40 for the 1996's Olympics Relay train. The now rebuilt SD40N basks in the afternoon sun of Arizona after being set out a ... (more)
Arizona Divide Kodachrome(s) An eastbound Santa Fe piggyback train, with six reefers up front, flies through Bellemont, Arizona, while crossing the Arizona Divide on July 7, 1986. Power... (more)
Santa Fe 5077 heads across the Topock bridge over the Colorado River. This is the Arizona, California border.
UP 6074 rolls downgrade through the curves at Tully
BNSF 284 leads a military train west through Kingman Canyon.
As a track machine checks the alignment of the new, second main track, a signal maintainer activates the new signals at Luzena, AZ. This old SP station lies between Willcox and Bowie on UP's Lords... (more)
UP 7952 rides on yellows as it slowly makes its way up the grade at Fenner
Santa Fe didn't lack for variety in their motive power. On this local they have 2872 a GP35r, 3674 a GP39-2, 3044 a GP20, and lastly a B23-7 or B36-7.
Late in the day, Santa Fe 9551 East roars up the Sacramento Wash at Yucca, AZ. Besides eroded material, this area is laced with volcanic basalt.
UP 9039 rolls downgrade into Tucson, AZ as an extremely rare snow storm hits southern Arizona