We had our photo, and after assuring nothing more was coming we continued north. We took our time, booking a room at a motel in the meantime, and looking for a new spot to photograph a train. Price River Canyon offers some good possibilities for spectacular shots. Our first stop was at Castle Gate. And again, after only a few minutes waiting a train came … Continue reading Third time’s a charm
After lunch in Green River, we started looking for a new photo ocation and found this one. The place is called Cedar according to the Atlas, but apart from a level crossing there’s nothing to see 🙂 After only a few minutes, we heard the rumble of a train in the distance, and a few more minutes later the same coal train we saw earlier … Continue reading Have I seen you before?
What does the moon look like? I think we got an idea while hanging around Green River’s Book Cliffs. From a position a bit higher than the previous one, we got another coal train being helped by a pushing unit. After this photo, it was high time to feed our stomachs and find a new spot, towards Price River Canyon. Continue reading To the moon
We wanted to make a photo with the Book Cliffs as a background. All we needed was a train coming from Green River to make it work. Unfortunately, we only saw traffic coming from the wrong side. But then, fortunately, this train needed some pushing units on the back of the train. The landscape doesn’t only look very arid, it most definitely was hot and … Continue reading Some like it hot, and dry
For railfans, Page is not only known for its Horseshoe Curve. Black Mesa & Lake Powell runs an isolated railroad between the Peabody coal load at Kayenta and the Navajo electrical plant at Page. It is one of the few electrified railroad lines in the USA. BMLP uses GE E60CP engines, originally built for National Railways of Mexico (NdeM) for an intended line operating out … Continue reading Mexicans in Arizona