Union Pacific's MKT Heritage unit 1988 leads UP 5325, and an empty autorack train, east through the Arizona desert on a cold, 30 degree morning.
Union Pacific's MKT Heritage unit 1988 races east through the Arizona desert on a cold, 30 degree morning.
Union Pacific's MKT Heritage unit 1988 leads UP 5325 east through the desert of southern Arizona. The empty autorack train is about to cross under Interstate 10 and enter the town of Bowie.
Empty racks head railroad eastbound to meet the Guad hauler at Gaviota.
After a late departure and meeting two northbound trains, UP 6079 approches San Luis is the golden light. This signal continues to smile upon passing trains on borrowed time.
Comin' around the mountain.
Uncle Pete and Catfish John
Empty Autos snake downhill with an eastern visitor in consist.
A small maintenance train with CSX 8116, visit the coastline.
Autos pass the oilfields of Price Canyon
A rather unusually late afternoon auto rack thunders past Mission San Miguel. This is the 16th of 21 California Missions and was established on July 25, 1797. This location reminds me so much of t... (more)
A controlled burn at Camp Roberts gives the Cuesta grade a spooky, smoggy hue to a rather beautiful day. The repo train picture will wait at Chorro siding for AMTK 14 before continuing south.
Empty autos are being held for Amtrak traffic to clear the main before heading south.
Empty autos were held for about half the day until all the Amtraks cleared, then got going around 3:50pm. Here we see the train dashing down the Edna Valley.
More auto rack from Milpitas change crews in slo.