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  1. First Westbound Along the Puerco River

    First Westbound Along the Puerco River

    This day the BNSF is fleeting trains because of a track program west of Gallup.
  2. Into New Mexico

    Into New Mexico

  3. Forty Years Without Change

    Forty Years Without Change

    I remember this country forty years ago from the lounge of the San Francisco Chief. The mesa has not changed nor have the tacky tourist traps on US 66.
  4. Heavy Carbon Footprint

    Heavy Carbon Footprint

    Westbound double stack comes onto the Navajo reservation with both feet.
  5. Yikes!


    This young lady decided it was very important for her to cross the tracks AFTER the crossing guard went down. Fortunately, she made it. I noticed several other people do the same thing during the hour and a half I was in Flagstaff. The train was BNSF 8026, see my other photo of it at...
  6. GCR 255 The Chief

    GCR 255 The Chief

    GCR 255 "The Chief" backs in to Williams station on 27 Aug 2007. This stainless steel Observation Platform Lounge Car was built in 1947 for use on the Atlantic Coast Line. The car serviced the route between New York City and Miami. It was purchased in 1971 and used to service the same...
  7. ATSF 999727 Williams AZ

    ATSF 999727 Williams AZ

    This beautifully painted caboose is on display in front of Max and Thelma's restaurant at the Williams, AZ station. Photo taken on August 27, 2007.
  8. Williams, AZ Station Sunset

    Williams, AZ Station Sunset

    The Grand Canyon Railroad daily train has just unloaded its happy passengers following its return from the Grand Canyon, Tuesday evening, August 28, 2007. The dome car on the left is GCR #7034 "Grand View" and the dome on the right is GCR 2097 "Kokopelli."
  9. A&C Parker, AZ 2005

    A&C Parker, AZ 2005

    Arizona & California RR units drift toward Parker after cutting off their train just outside town near Shea Rd.
  10. Highball Maine

    Highball Maine

    BNSF 8720 into the sun at maine, AZ., 10/24/04
  11. BNSF'S Seligman Sub

    BNSF'S Seligman Sub

    BNSF Westbound Vehicle Train rumbles through Antares, Az. with a BN SD60M leading a Warbonnet B40-8W
  12. Search for snow

    Search for snow

    Good choice of dates for a trip from the UK in March 2000 resulted in fresh snow and sunshine around Williams. Here a west bound passes through Williams Jnc. 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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