The last seconds of sunlight shine brightly on the orange hood of the BNSF 3982 as it slowly battles the steep grade of the Arizona Divide. Only a couple of miles away from the 7,335' high summit,... (more)
ATSF 234 comes humming down the grade past the Cosnino Road crossing east of Flagstaff on a bluebird morning. Fuji Velvia.
A transcontinental Q train heads east on Santa Fe.
With three GE locomotives up front, and two more shoving the rear, a 100 car plus long unit ethanol train slowly grinds up the eastern slope of the Arizona Divide as it battles towards the 7,300' ... (more)
Superfleet FP45 97 leads a hot stack train through West Flagstaff. I think this train is evidence that that the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe are getting cozy with each other even in 1991. Not ... (more)
Here is classic Santa Fe train for you. Four locomotives, four locomotive times. SF30-C 9541 F40-C 5266 SD45-2 5806 and GP50 3827 on the eastern edge of Flagstaff heading westbound.
Over a mile of JB Hunt containers for Georgia make their way across BNSF's transcon through the southwestern state of Arizona. While the southwestern region of the transcon is known for its desert... (more)
A eastbound freight makes its way into Flagstaff
A high priority Z-train for Memphis, TN makes its way through the Coconino Forest in Flagstaff, Ariz. after a brief snow storm that dusted the mountain with a couple of inches of snow. Taken on th... (more)
The 4th unit B40-8W is doing what GE's do best. Actually it's not actually on fire. Every time it would throttle up it would send a fire ball out the stack. Quite the spectacle to see. The other u... (more)
After the railroad came to a standstill, DS 10 and Forth Worth Mechanical clear up the mess of broken down trains along the hill to get the fleet of westbounds back on the move. With an eastbound ... (more)
A faded BNSF Dash-9, known to railfans as a "peach-bonnet" unit, leads the Winslow to Phoenix Z-train over the Arizona Divide through the Coconino Forest with the summit of the mountain ... (more)
You always need red, white and blue on the Fourth of July. On America's 212th birthday, the Southwest Chief is flying low at Canyon Diablo, between Flagstaff and Winslow.
An eastbound Santa Fe train crosses Canyon Diablo on the Fourth of July 1988.
Flying low, the eastbound Southwest Chief highballs the crossover at East Double A, Arizona on the first day of Fall 1996.