This corner of the world remains isolated & a great place to unwind & enjoy the hobby without a photo line anywhere. You have to earn your keep here, though, no amount of heads-ups will help. Ca... (more)
The second of two cuts is making the grade back up to Morenci's ops from Clifton below. Brakeman is stepping out to line runaway track while engineer is operating from fourth unit. They waste ve... (more)
The second of two cuts is making the grade back up to Morenci's ops from Clifton below.
Tucked away in this far, remote corner of Arizona is the former Phelps Dodge operation sitting atop a 5% grade at Morenci. Photo lines not required out here. Ever.
Two repainted Geeps lead two veteran paint jobs down the hill from the mine to the AZER interchange, following another set that went ahead of them....I wouldn't have minded all of them being lashe... (more)
A trio of the ex-Dodge Phelps unique Geeps heads down the hill ahead of the actual interchange train to lay in wait for AZER's rather lengthy train which will require two moves up the hill to More... (more)
The second run down the hill of the day features two of the repainted units used at the Morenci mine. The inbound train will require two separate moves back up the 5% grade. You get quite the ba... (more)