Here we see Amtrak's Los Angeles bound Southwest Chief #3 as it slowly negotiates the twists and turns of famous Glorieta Pass on a stunningly crisp early Spring afternoon.
Having spent the majority of the day traversing northern New Mexico, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 prepares to knock down it's final semaphore signal as it continues it's cross-country journey towar... (more)
Spring is in the air as Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 skirts beneath the "Devil's Throne" moments prior to entering into Cerrillos, NM on an absolutely beautiful March afternoon.
The summer sun has risen and the Southwest chief #4 is running a few hours late as he fly's over the massive 544 foot long Canyon Diablo bridge.
With Main 3 blocked by the LACNYC, Main 2 will have to work today for the 6+ hour late Southwest Chief #3.
Having just completed its daily trek to the summit of Glorieta Pass, Amtrak's Southwest Chief dashes through the snow as it makes its way past the E. Glorieta signals. Amtrak's original Veterans u... (more)
Running as advertised, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 traverses through Valmora, NM, on a beautifully brisk mid-winter afternoon. Today's train features Amtrak's original Veterans unit, #42 as the le... (more)
The Southwest Chief races east across northern New Mexico behind Phase III commemorative locomotive 145 and a brand new "Phase IIIb" baggage car.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief wanders through the mountains of southern Colorado as it begins its assault on the famed Raton Pass along the route of the historic Santa Fe Trail.
Amtrak 3 traverses the scenic Glorieta Pass on a crisp January afternoon
Whipping up the loose snow set down by its westbound counterpart earlier in the day, the eastbound Southwest Chief charges across the plains of northern New Mexico. The nine car train is ab... (more)
Winding by the east end of Glorieta siding, Amtrak's Southwest Chief takes aim at its next stop of Las Vegas, New Mexico beneath a low layer of clouds that has settled within the Pecos Vall... (more)
Chief. Blades. Black-Eyed Susans.
Amtrak #3, just two miles away from their next station stop of Lamy, NM, slowly negotiates the twists and turns of Apache Canyon as snow quickly builds upon the surrounding scenery.
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.