Arizona Eastern B-boat #4012 sorts empties for at South Siding deep in the Arizona High Desert.
Arizona Eastern B-boat #4012 leads the inbound train from Lordsburg, NM uphill towards Clifton, AZ. This train is struggling up the stiff 2.5% grade out of the Gila River Valley and will soon reac... (more)
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 203 job begins their climb out of Clifton with a long train of copper traffic.
Arizona Eastern 203 pokes out of one tunnel and into another as it works upgrade out of Clifton with a pair of ex-SP GEs leading almost 60 cars bound for the UP in Lordsburg.
AZER 6070 is about to depart Sturtevant, WI on February 19th, 2012. The engineer is Craig Willett and the E-unit did not last long in this paint scheme. Neither did my film camera after this as I ... (more)
The Lordsburg to Globe Train negotiates an S curve as the climb a desert grade.
AZER 4010 wastes no time blasting through Fort Thomas on their Westbound trek to Globe.
AZER 4010 splits a rock cut in rural AZ.
AZER 4013 is on the point of the train today from South Siding to Lordsburg.
The Arizona Eastern Lordsburg to Globe train rounds another desert curve.
On the long climb up from Clifton, Arizona Eastern DASH-8s nos. 4009 and 4011 finally reach level track as they approach the exchange yard at South Siding.
Arizona Eastern leads the return trip to Clifton with more cars for the Freeport McMoran.