Record snowfall was seen across the state of Arizona last week providing for unique scenes. In Kingman, reports were up to 13 inches of snowfall. Here, three GE motors ease their way into Kingman ... (more)
A hot shot intermodal train races down Goffs Hill, through Arrowhead Jct, as it prepares to overtake a stack train at Ibis before reaching the crew's final destination of Needles, Calif.
Thanksgiving dinner is about to be served as the non-stop parade of BNSF trains roll pass our Crozier Canyon homestead. Here, a westbound double stack train for the ports of Los Angeles meets an e... (more)
Looking down on the famous Crozier Canyon, a SD70ACe motor leads a loaded auto train through the S-curve within the heart of the Canyon as the two units grind up towards Yampai Summit.
Slowly grinding up the western slope of the Arizona Divide, along BNSF's Seligman Subdivision, four GE locomotives labor as they pull a heavy Los Angeles, CA to Memphis, TN intermodal train. With ... (more)
With the western sky lighting up as the sun begins to dip below the horizon, the sound of five 4,400 horsepower locomotives can be heard charging hard in the distance. Battling the steep and long ... (more)
The rear helper units on a heavy Port of Los Angeles stack train slowly grind up the steep 1.4 % grade towards Yampai Summit as they enter Crozier Canyon. The sound of General Electric Evolution S... (more)
I've always said that rail fanning is 20 percent skill, 30 percent knowledge, and 50 percent luck. Well, today was nearly all luck. After having dinner in Peach Springs, my folks and I walked out ... (more)
While waiting in the siding of Valentine, an eastbound Barstow, CA - Teague, TX manifest over takes a Barstow, CA - Belen, NM manifest on a clear night in the northern Arizona region.
Twilight begins to set along the eastern slope of the Arizona Divide as the former Santa Fe 199, now BNSF's Z WSPNBY9, races up the grade with ease as the winter air temperatures drop to below fre... (more)
An eastbound manifest notches up out of the sag of Darling with the sun setting behind the San Fransisco Peaks.
As the sun breaks over the top of the surrounding peaks in Cabazon, UP 8825 leads a 17 car long officer special west across the Yuma Subdivision on an early, March morning.
A Wing Man... The sound of the quietness of downtown Truckee at sunrise is broken by the sounds of two of UP's finest. An ES44AC and a SD70M tackle the monstrous grade of Donner Pass. The ... (more)
With the sun setting on the first day of the new year, this Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL stack train charges out of Darling down the Arizona Divide for Winslow where a new crew will take over to con... (more)