A two hour late Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' passes by the ATSF signals at 'Jansen' at dusk nearing its next station stop at Trinidad,CO.
The classic Wootton curve shot in southern Colorado of Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' beginning the climb over Raton Pass.
Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' climbs Raton Pass with ease passing the ATSF signals at Wootton,CO.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' hustles past the blades at Colmor on a stormy afternoon in the desert.
A thick fog engulfs the small town of Raton,NM as Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' prepares to makes its stop.
A 2 hour late Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' starts its climb into the mountains of southern Colorado leaving the New Mexico desert behind.
Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' speeds past the semaphores at Wagon Mound,NM.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' speeds through West End Levy at 79mph on BNSF's Raton Sub.
Severe thunderstorms move into the area as BNSF SD70MACe No. 9718 races east knocking down the semaphore intermediates just outside of Wagon Mound, New Mexico, on August 8, 2018.
A pair of EMD SD70ACe-T4 demos painted in BNSF colors race west through the semaphore signals at Robinson, New Mexico along BNSF's Raton Subdivision, on August 8, 2018.
A bucket list item of mine has been photographing a BNSF train on Raton Pass along the former original Santa Fe mainline. For years, the railroad had not run any revenue freight over the route due... (more)
Amtrak's "Southwest Chief" is seen decending the grade of Raton Pass before arriving at the Raton, New Mexico Depot.
During a gorgeous sunny morning on Raton Pass, Amtrak's "Southwest Chief" is seen moving along the 2-percent grade past the s-curve at Gallinas, Colorado.
After leaving La Junta, Colorado, Amtrak's "Southwest Chief", races southwest across the "Comanche National Grasslands" towards Trinadad, Colorado before traversing Raton Pass.
Amtrak's "Southwest Chief" heads upgrade towards the summit at Raton Pass.