The Southwest Chief makes its way over scenic Raton Pass.
Amtrak pops up out the deep Sag at West Winslow as a BNSF Q climbs up out of the next sag in the distance.
The eastbound Southwest Chief stretches its legs across the scenic plains of the New Mexico countryside.
In the early morning sunlight, a tardy Amtrak 4 races west through the desert in Darling, AZ.
The eastbound Southwest Chief's engineer gives a wave as they roll past some of the few remaining semaphore signals in the New Mexico countryside.
Scooting through the remote back hills of New Mexico's San Miguel county Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief, train #3, approaches a set of intermediate blades east of Chapelle, NM.
The butte for which the small town of Wagon Mound is named after provides scenic backdrop for the eastbound Southwest Chief, which is about to split some of the few remaining semaphore signals any... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief rolls past scenic Devil's Throne at Los Cerrillos.
The eastbound Southwest Chief passes through scenic rock bluffs of New Mexico.
Racing towards the sunset at 90mph, Amtrak's Southwest Chief leaves the Rio Grande Rift as the last light hits the clouds above New Mexico's Manzano Mountains.
As remnants from the previous nights' storm, the sunlight creeps through a suckerhole to illuminate the early morning Eastbound Chief.
The Westbound Southwest Chief travels over a calm Mora River as the monsoons take a break, providing for a hot sunny day along the river.
Having reached the summit of Glorieta Pass, running as advertised, Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes it's way out of Glorieta, NM on a beautifully stormy summer afternoon.
Amtrak 192 and 2 lead the westbound Southwest Chief over the BNSF Ottumwa Sub after just coming through the Cameron connection and onto the BNSF Chillicothe Sub.