Five private cars trail on number 4 with the last car the "Suits me", the train is seen rolling under the IC Iowa division nearing its finale stop in Chicago.
The late afternoon winter sun glints along the superliners of Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief near Raton, New Mexico.
Amtrak train #4, the eastward Southwest Chief, flies by a semaphore indicating a clear track ahead as they speed past the geologic formation that gave the town of Wagon Mound it's name.
The eastbound Southwest Chief arrives into Fullerton, bathed in the glow of the quickly setting sun of a hot California day.
During a quick fresh air stop in Raton NM, I was able to grab a shot of my train which happened to have a Phase III heritage unit in the lead. A shout out goes to the conductors on this leg of the... (more)
Amtrak 172 ducks the inbound Southwest Chief into the yard in Chicago, completing its trip.
A constant parade of short-distance passenger trains (Amtrak's Pacific Surfliners and Metrolink's commuter trains) passing through Fullerton, California, is broken up by only one pair of lo... (more)
The morning rush at the baggage car as the conductor of the Southwest Chief choreographs the dance at Flagstaff, Arizona on May 4, 1991.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief flies through Carrollton, MO, a classic mid-western set up of a town. Single main grade crossing bracketed by an elevator on one side and a station on the other. Train no.... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief is seen flying across Argentine Yard. Number 4 has just finished refueling at the Argentine Fuel Pad and is now heading for Kansas City Union Station and then onto Chicago... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief hustles towards it's station stop in La Plata. Minutes earlier the train had to stop because of some computer problems with one of the units.
An unlikely lead locomotive leads a 4-1/2 hour late eastbound run of the Southwest Chief, past BNSF's suburban depot in Brookfield.
After dropping its passengers at Union Station, the eastbound Southwest Chief comes around the wye at Canal Street and prepares to back into the wash rack.
Three P42s lead the eastbound Southwest Chief through a deep cut at Laguna.
Amtrak 91 leads The Chief into Track 30 at Kansas City Union Station early in the morning.