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  1. The Good Old Days

    The Good Old Days

    A Phoenix-bound Z train rolls past the American Orient Express at Williams, Arizona. September 20, 1996
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    BNSF Freight in Seligman, Arizona - New Video

    A BNSF Freight heads eastward through Seligman, Arizona in June 2014: BNSF Freight in Seligman, Arizona
  3. AZER 6070

    AZER 6070

    AZER 6070 sits in Sturtevant on the wye.
  4. Arizona Eastern E8 conductor's side

    Arizona Eastern E8 conductor's side

    While this unit was in town I took a couple of pics on the dark side. The flash went off and this is the best of the bunch. I did get a video of this unit and it's posted on YouTube under my username.
  5. Arizona Eastern E8 black widow

    Arizona Eastern E8 black widow

    freshly refurbed E8 on its way to Arizona. Dead in the line with exhaust stacks taped. Still from my video on youtube.
  6. Catenary Wires

    Catenary Wires

    A Black Mesa & Lake Powell train rolls west with a coal train in the late afternoon with several E60's and E60C's on the front. This isolated 78 mile railroad is situated in northern Arizona for the purpose of hauling coal from a mine to a power plant.
  7. UP 8511 East

    UP 8511 East

    At Winterhaven, CA, about to cross the Colorado River into Arizona, this crew will turn this train over to another and call it a day at Yuma.
  8. UP 9524

    UP 9524

    UP 9524 creeps under Quechan Dr. on the tight approach to the Colorado River crossing at Yuma, on UP's ex-SP Sunset Route.
  9. UP 4511 East

    UP 4511 East

    Nearing the end of their day, the crew of this UP eastbound is about to cross the Colorado River into Yuma, AZ on UP's ex-SP Sunset Route.
  10. Coupler, Rock and Cross

    Coupler, Rock and Cross

    Stopping for a crew change across the Colorado River in Yuma, AZ, the engineer of this train managed to line up these couplers with a rocky outcropping and the bell tower of St Thomas Mission church in Winterhaven, CA.
  11. UP 8563 West

    UP 8563 West

    With her train trailing back over the hill behind her, UP 8563 begins her trek around the Gila Mountains.
  12. UP 8333 West

    UP 8333 West

    UP 8333 leads four of her sisters and their westbound stack train through the curve that will take them north around the Gila Mountains.
  13. UP 5022 East

    UP 5022 East

    Having completed the end-run around the Gila Mountains, UP 5022 crosses over Old US 80 and into the curve to resume her eastward progress.
  14. UP 4355 East

    UP 4355 East

    UP 4355 heads up an eastbound speeder past the little wide spot on Old US 80 known as Ligurta, AZ.
  15. Milepost 7607

    Milepost 7607

    The one-eyed sentinel at MP 7607 on UP's ex-SP Sunset Route stares blankly around a curve, waiting for a westbound to protect on the right-hand track. There won't be any this afternoon as everything's running on the left set of rails.
  16. UP 7724 East

    UP 7724 East

    Another in the eastbound parade out of Yuma this warm January afternoon rolls through Blaisdell, AZ, skirting the Gila Mountains.
  17. Two Brutes on Point

    Two Brutes on Point

    Only two newer units are needed to lug this stack train around the Gila Mountains.
  18. UP 4508/2901/9181 East

    UP 4508/2901/9181 East

    Tired-looking Dash 8 UP 9181 brings up the rear of the power on this eastbound autorack train.
  19. UP 4508 East

    UP 4508 East

    UP 4508 leads an old tunnel motor and some autoracks around the Colorado River's flood plain to follow the Gila River past the mountains.
  20. UP 4220 East

    UP 4220 East

    UP action on the ex-SP Sunset Route, just east of Yuma where the track swings north around the Gila Mountains. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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