A southbound AE train was departing Claypool, AZ, on the former SP branch. The large Inspiration acid plant which provides almost all of the railroad traffic, is seen on the hill in the distance.
Arizona & Eastern B40-8 screams out of Clifton Tunnel #2 as it assaults the 2.12% grade out of the San Francisco River Canyon. This will be the second A&E Hill Turn out of Clifton. The Freeport ... (more)
4011 & 4002 depart Clifton with the second train of the day to South Siding
After interchanging with Freeport McMoRan, Arizona Eastern Railroad's 4011 & 4002 depart Clifton with the second train of the day to South Siding
Exercising trackage-rights on the Union Pacific ex-Sunset route, the Thursday afternoon 'road train' from Miami/Globe finally arrives into Lordsburg on Friday morning and crosses over both mains i... (more)
After interchanging with Freeport McMoRan, AZERs' 4011 & 4002 depart Clifton for South Siding, 4 Nov 2019
Arizona Eastern Railway's train 202 with three former Southern Pacific B40-8s at South Siding.
The wide open spaces of southern New Mexico can lead to some spectacular sky-scapes. In the early afternoon, a westbound Arizona Eastern 'road train' from Lordsburg crosses South Alkali Flat; the ... (more)
Just minutes before sunset the Arizona Eastern's train from Lordsburg has changed crews and dropped off tank cars at Solomon Siding, and now continues northwest alongside route 70 heading for Glob... (more)
A pair of Arizona Eastern DASH-8s bring their train south over the San Francisco river and through Clifton's flood defence wall, simultaneously causing traffic to back up until the train clears th... (more)
Progress is somewhat pedestrian for an AZER train heading for Lordsburg as it follows the winding course of the Gila River about an hour south of Clifton.
On a very pleasant autumn afternoon, the Arizona Eastern's Lordsburg to Globe train pauses at Solomon siding to change crews and switch out some tank cars before continuing westward.
Amongst the lush cotton fields of the Gila Valley, a westbound Arizona Eastern train stops road traffic briefly, as it pauses to switch out several tank cars at Solomon Siding.
Their interchange with Freeport McMoran complete, a pair of Arizona Eastern DASH-8s head away from Clifton yard with a loaded train for South Siding, a few miles out of town.