Dashing through the snow, seen here Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 makes it's way through Canyoncito, NM, on a brutally cold winter afternoon.
Splitting the blades, Phase I Heritage unit #156 glides Amtrak's Southwest Chief through a set of intermediate semaphore signals in Robinson, NM, on a cool and stormy mid-August afternoon.
While running under stormy weather conditions, we see Phase I Heritage unit #156 lead Amtrak's Southwest Chief #4 through an intermediate set of semaphore signals. Over the last several weeks, the... (more)
Amtrak's train #4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, departed Gallup, New Mexico, 42 minutes late on the morning of August 15th, 2015. One of the carrier's specially painted 40th Anniversary e... (more)
Currently en route towards Albuquerque, featured here we see Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 as it travels through beautiful Rio Puerco, NM on a hot and sunny early August morning.
July 27th, 2015 marks the end of an era in Watrous, New Mexico, as the passing siding located in town along BNSF's Raton Subdivision loses its iconic semaphore signals. These, along with nine othe... (more)
As I was watching the eastbound Southwest Chief pull out of Albuquerque's downtown station, I thought, "Wow, the sound sure echos off the buildings here. It sounds like there's a train behind... (more)
With lots of waving from an enthusiastic crew, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #4 travels out of Glorieta, NM moments after negotiating Glorieta Pass on a gorgeous summer afternoon.
As a BNSF Railway freight heads west, Amtrak train #4, the "Southwest Chief," rolls to its first stop on its Los Angeles to Chicago journey. Pulling the train on June 12th, 2015, at Ful... (more)
Featured here is Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 as seen from my side view mirror, along with a reflection off of the car itself. Running slightly behind schedule, it quickly makes its way t... (more)
Amtrak 184, the Phase IV heritage unit, leads the consist from the eastbound Southwest Chief around the canal street wye.
The Southwest Chief finishes its descent down the north side of Raton Pass, into sunset light, approaching Trinidad. After this, it will be flat and straight for the majority of the... (more)
Curling down through the curves at Wootton, Amtrak's Southwest Chief retraces the path of some very famous trains.
With a friendly wave from the crew, seen here Amtrak's Chicago bound Southwest Chief #4 makes it's way through the small community of Rowe, NM on a warm but windy spring afternoon.
Seen here, Amtrak’s Chicago bound Southwest Chief #4 quickly travels through the small community of Rowe, NM, on an absolutely beautiful winter afternoon. Decorated in the Phase III paint scheme, ... (more)