After changing crews, a Santa Fe freight accelerates away from Walt Disney's boyhood hometown toward Kansas City.
GE C30-7 8024 leads an SD-24 and a U36C on an eastbound Santa Fe perishable train through Kingman Canyon, Arizona on April 23, 1980.
A westbound manifest pounds the air as it attacks the grade between Ludlow and Lavic.
An 839 train passes through Franklin Canyon early in the afternoon.
Santa Fe 8024 West blasts upgrade between Ludlow and Lavic with the multi-colored mountains of the Mojave Desert in the distance.
A brilliant sky reflects off the double track while CTC signals add their reflection at dusk at Tully, just west of Dragoon, AZ.
8024 West roars upgrade toward Flagstaff just as the sun falls behind some of the many ponderosa pines in the area.