Arizona Eastern B-boat #4009 slugs uphill with the morning freight out of Clifton. Soon the train will enter Tunnel 6 and surmount the hill, before tying down the train at South Siding.
The 4564 East drops downgrade in dynamic braking past the Cosnino Road crossing between Flagstaff and Darling (Winona). Although patches of snow lay on the ground, in the warm Arizona sun it was a... (more)
BNSF 8026 makes the big turn left headed for Phoenix out of Ash Fork with a Phoenix bound z train in tow. The original A&P/ATSF transcon ROW is at the bottom of the frame..used until the Crookton ... (more)
From above BNSF 6217 leads train ZPHXWSP underneath gorgeous skies through one of my favorite locations on the Phoenix sub at Daze, AZ (between Ash Fork and Williams).
Eastbound train Kingman AZ
The BNSF 7812 brings its train to a stop while it waits for one to overtake it at West Valentine.
BNSF 4126 leads the parade into Kingman. With five trains in this view, this section of the Seligman subdivision was hopping.
Four units charge up the grade, westbound, into Kingman.
They will never look like this again. In what might possibly be their first revenue trip west C40-8W's 814, 842, 848, 844 are running elephant style, looking pristine. I'm not sure for the reason... (more)
The best sunlight this spot will ever get at this spot. I got real lucky with the timing of this train. Very rarely do you get an eastbound train on the lower end of the Peavine so early in the am... (more)
In Sep of 2018 BNSF7027 leads empties back to North Dakota from Phoenix. The train has just left Castle Hot Springs amd is entering the Hassayampa River Canyon.
It's a few months after the Burlington Northern, Santa Fe merger. Things still look and feel like nothing has happened on the Santa Fe. With a pure set of red and silver warbonnets in charge. But ... (more)
SP 6646 and former BN 6560 sit in the yard in Phoenix. Note the silver steam locomotive tender on the right. Photo taken with permission.
SP 6344 and Kodachrome SP 6354 lead the Wilmont turn out of Tucson while an F-16 from the Arizona Air National Guard passes overhead.
SP 6309 and SP 6314 roll their set of local cars out of Phoenix and through Tempe on a beautiful morning.