Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 catches, quite literally, the day's final seconds of sunlight as it descends Raton Pass on its way into Trinidad, Colo.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 catches this late summer sunset outside of La Junta, Colo., on its eastward journey across the original Santa Fe mainline toward Dodge City, Kan., a... (more)
The westbound Southwest Chief travels along the southern Colorado grasslands running a little over two hours late after encountering severe weather in the midwest the night before. The train is se... (more)
Eastbound on the Raton Subdivision through Raton Tunnel, cresting the highest point on the Santa Fe system and beginning the descent toward Trinidad.
On a beautiful morning in Southern Colorado, EMDX Tier 4 Demo #1604 leads a BNSF Test Train up the steep grade on Raton Pass near Wootton, CO on July 23rd, 2018.
Amtrak #4 glides through the intermediates just north of the village limits of Wagon Mound, NM, running on schedule.
Amtrak number 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, climbes up Raton Pass on a beautiful summer morning, about to go through the tunnel at the Colorado/New Mexico state line. Seen here, it is positio... (more)
The Southwest Chief races across the plains of Southern Colorado as the evening monsoons roar in the fading light of a summer's night and the last of the evening's sunset burns away to darkness.
The sun has just set over the Northern New Mexico plains as Amtrak #4 splits through the semaphores of Robinson. The train will continue from here to its next stop of Raton, NM.
The red markets of Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief train No. 4 illuminate Santa Fe's ancient wig-wag signal at Delhi, Colo., on the Raton Subdivision. For decades, this unique signal war... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief train No. 3 charges through the interlocking at WSS Colmor at track speed on BNSF's former Santa Fe Raton Subdivision.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief train No. 3 splits the historic Santa Fe semaphore signals at the Colmor intermediates on its way to Albuquerque, N.M., and points west.
BNSF EMD SD70ACe No. 8504 leads a locomotive test train south toward Raton Pass featuring a mix of BNSF EMD and GE power, BNSF passenger test cars, and Progress Rail' EMD SD70ACe-T4 demo unit.
BNSF officials switch out the consist of a locomotive test train featuring Progress Rail' Tier 4 SD70ACe-T4 and two BNSF test cars before a run across Santa Fe's Raton Pass on the Colorado and New... (more)
Amtrak 3, the Southwest Chief heads west through Delhi Colorado passing by the last wig-wag in mainline service.