6070 had only been on the property a few weeks when this shot was taken before their season ended (due to heat). It resumed briefly that winter, but GWI took over and that was that. Here, the tr... (more)
The reflection at the Apache Gold Casino gives a twist of San Carlos color to the 6070.
Here is where the San Carlos Indian Reservation begins as you head east from Globe. For a very short time, AZER's Copper Spike trains ran to & from the casino and up to part of the copper mines i... (more)
6070 guides the excursion train back from the casino to downtown Globe, passing some of the unique scenery. 6070 has just gotten to AZER not long before this photo, but didn't last long in this p... (more)
Train is westbound, departing the Apache Gold Casino.
In its six mile journey, the Copper Spike train encounters a variety of terrain! This is actually right at the edge of downtown Globe surrounded by homes.
If you look thru the database, you'll note my day began with an FP9 in SP "Black Widow" paint...and as the day ends, I lens this item!
6070 rests before its last day of excursions for the season.
The street running district in Globe is actually pretty busy, despite the small size of the town itself.
Passing the siding in Globe, where the road trains swap. That "dead end" street you see off to the left was originally the block where the railroad folks lived when the railroad was brought into ... (more)
The "Gila Tomahawk" in all its glory, from the fireman's side. The engineer's side still has the portholes.
AZER's Copper Spike train has wandered away from its normal turning point at Globe into the "wilds" between Globe & Miami in order to pick up riders at AZER's shops.
Ex-C&NW 5029B is on ex-SP rails for Arizona Eastern's "Copper Spike" service. The train street runs for several blocks in downtown Globe.