AZER 4006 battling up the grade through Steins Pass
Seen here on its downgrade journey into Lordsburg after battling Steins Pass
AZER 4006 leads the EB trip from Bowie to Lordsburg utilizing trackage rights with the Union Pacific. They hop on the UP tracks at Bowie, Az and take them all the way to Lordsburg, NM. After their... (more)
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)
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.
An Arizona Eastern road train led by five DASH-8s dodges a cloudburst and makes its way westwards on Union Pacific metals across the semi-flooded lake bed between Lordsburg and Steins.
Arizona Eastern B40-8 #4006 crawls out of Tunnel #4 carefully bringing its heavy train down the steep grade into Clifton.
You can do some neat things with tied down AZER power, long exposures, car headlights, and a gorgeous desert night.
Arizona Eastern makes an appearance at the Police Station on Pine Street with a nice looking 4-pack of ex-SP B40-8s. The Globe road train departs Mon-Wed-Fri about 8pm making a round trip to Lords... (more)
Now owned by Genesee & Wyoming, the G&W acquired 14 ex UP B40-8s for the AZER. AZER B40-8 4006 stands in Lordsburg, NM in fresh orange paint with three sister units.