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.