On a frigid New Years Eve, from atop the Rowe Mesa, we see Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 as it traverses through the small community of Rowe, NM.
After two days of snowfall, rays of sunlight finally shine down on the town of Glorieta, NM. Passengers aboard Amtrak #4 get treated to a spectacular winter wonderland as they head for points east... (more)
Minutes prior to entering into the Land of Enchantment, Phase III Heritage #145 leads Amtrak's Southwest Chief as it negotiates the Wootton Curve on a beautifully crisp late December afternoon.
Having successfully completed its daily trek up and over Raton Pass. Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #3 enters into Raton, NM where it’ll stop briefly before continuing its westward journey. Decorated in... (more)
As evening approaches, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief flies past some of the last vestiges of the Route of the Chiefs. These blades, standing here at Wagon Mound, were installed in the 1920s, ... (more)
It's a gorgeous sunny morning on Raton Pass as Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief, train No. 3 climbs the grade through the s-curve at Gallinas, Colorado on December 06, 2015.
A late Southwest Chief splits the semaphores at MP 722.1 on the Raton Sub.
Having successfully completed the trek over Raton Pass here we have a glimpse of Amtrak’s westbound Southwest Chief as it enters into Raton, NM where it’ll stop briefly before continuing its westw... (more)
As the result of venturing into unfamiliar territory, featured here is an image that's been on my bucket-list for quite some time. Running as advertised, we see Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #3 at Gali... (more)
BNSF 6617 leads a nearly 9 hour late westbound Southwest Chief down off Ash Hill.
Amtrak 22 leads the westbound Chief through Hinsdale.
Running only minutes off of the advertised, we see Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 as it makes it's way past the E. Glorieta signals on a beautifully crisp mid-Autumn afternoon.
Onboard Amtrak's Southwest Chief as it speeds past two of many semaphore signals that remain operational in the area.
After working what seemed to be an endless 10 hour job, I couldn’t wait to go home, only to realize that an Amtrak hadn't passed by. So I ventured out to the Pass, hiked to a favorite location of ... (more)
A late running westbound Southwest Chief heads for LA as it passes through Highgrove on the San Bernardino Sub.