The NKP 765 heads west on it's former stomping grounds of the Chicago District, headed for North Judson, IN to run a series of special excursions.
The DP units on a long train lean into the curve as they push stacks eastbound along the Seligman Sub amid a beautiful Arizona sunset.
With exhaust smoke flying, four GE's blast through the Hackberry Road crossing eastbound near sunset on the Seligman Sub.
Another meet in Kingman Canyon as the DPU's on a westbound pass the head end on an eastbound stacker.
It looks as if the race is on between two eastbounds through Kingman Canyon, but the hot Z train on track one will win this one easily.
After an hour plus wait the eastbounds are starting to roll through the curves between Hackberry and Valentine on the Seligman Sub.
The last train I catch on my trip to AZ is a good one as a clean warbonnet leads the way west through Kingman Canyon in a scene that could just a easily pass for 1995.
On a warm and beautiful spring morning a westbound manifest creeps through Kingman Canyon.
Another one of NS's finest leads the way south on the Marion Branch as 19K swings around the curve at Silver Lake, IN.
A lone Dash 9 claws at the cold rail with a decent sized train in tow northbound toward Elkhart passing a Pennsy style signal at mp 38 on the Marion Branch.
The sun makes a brief appearance just in time to catch NS 230 cruising westbound with a long train of stacks on the ex-NKP Chicago District.
A couple days after an ice storm the sun makes it's first appearance in weeks but the temp is only a balmy 7 with a brisk wind which makes me wonder what I'm doing out in this field watching the c... (more)
After a brisk hike the reward is a wonderful view of the area around Falls Cut tunnel on the Keystone Sub. Here the 8867 leans into the rear of Q359 working west up the grade.
The view from above Falls Cut Tunnel on the Sand Patch line is quite a sight and worth the hike even on this chilly October morning.
3 80 Mac's ease coal train C90 from South Fork downgrade and around world famous Horseshoe Curve on a chilly fall morning.