The Lordsburg Division dispatcher has taken the Cotton Belt 9712 east up the shorter north track between Tucson and Mescal, allowing this APL doublestack to across the large Cienega Creek bridge.
UP 3952 glides over snowy Cienega Creek in Southern AZ
BNSF 7047 leads the westbound ZWSPPHX7-21 over the enormous bridge across Big Hell Canyon near Drake, AZ
BNSF 8112 rolls west through Kingman Canyon with a double stack.
A CREX and H1 lead the ARZC interchange local back from castle hot springs to Phoenix on the BNSF PHX Sub aka Peavine
The AZER is making some sort of power swap at South Siding. After we took these shots, we were warned to be careful because this area has had issues with rattle snake infestations. We made it out ... (more)
Storms brew at Cienega Creek and the railroad sure needs to get things moving again quickly. I say that because, this shot is an uncommon EB power move on top track because the 3rd engine (a c40-8... (more)
BNSF 5333 leads a westbound z train through Cherokee Canyon in the late morning hours earlier February of this year.
The Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company shuttle crosses Bloody Tanks Wash. The lead unit is ex-MP 1126.
We were fortunate to catch the San Manual Arizona operating between San Manual and the interchange with the Copper Basin at Hayden. On this day the SMA had 8 loads for CBR and returned with about ... (more)
One of CSX's ES44AC's sporting the Boxcar logo hustles a Barstow-bound military train west near Hackberry across one of the many ex-Santa Fe bridges left on the Seligman Subdivision.
Curving through Kingman Canyon, an eastbound BNSF stack train crosses a bridge over a dry wash west of Kingman, Arizona, on March 16, 2005.
A hot Santa Fe piggyback train crosses the 544 ft. long Canyon Diablo bridge on Oct. 1, 1988.
Yuma by Morning - [2014 Winter Solstice Study] - An eastbound stacker crosses the Colorado River into Yuma Arizona on the morning of the shortest day of the year.
The steel trestle brid... (more)
The bridge over the Agua Fria River can be considered the gateway out of Phoenix's industrial areas when heading west. From this point onward the Phoenix sub runs through rural farmland until the... (more)