Thunderstorms build in the background as Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief races through the intermediate Semaphore Signals by Colmor siding.
Happy Independence Day from the Raton Subdivision!
Climbing out of the high desert of northern New Mexico, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 climbs Raton Pass on its way to Trinidad, Colo., from Raton, N.M.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 glides across the high desert of New Mexico at an impressive track speed of 79 mph. The train, which is running close to on time, is enroute to Chi... (more)
Lightning pops out of a distant thunderhead as the prairie winds carry it across the open plains while the beautiful center of our Milky Way Galaxy rises high above the New Mexico landscape and th... (more)
Amtrak #4 splits through the intermediate blades just north of Wagon Mound, NM, where the region saw up to a foot of snow after two recent winter storms combed over the area, providing for a decen... (more)
After a beautifully sunny trip through the Raton Pass, Amtrak's Westbound Southwest Chief glides through the blades of Colmor, NM, which has been enveloped by an eerie fog. The fog would soon give... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief glides across the Colorado grasslands, which have recently been converted into a sea of snow, and through one of the only crossings on the BNSF system that still utilizes ... (more)
High in the Rockies of southern Colorado, the westbound Southwest Chief splits through the old Santa Fe cantilever signals. These are another historic feature along the former Santa Fe transcon, w... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief splits the Santa Fe semaphore signals at Wagon Mound on the afternoon of June 7.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief rolls east along the outskirts of Raton, N.M., at a track speed of 79 MPH.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief splits a pair of intermediate semaphore signals near Las Vegas, N.M., eastbound on BNSF Railway's main line between Santa Fe, N.M., and Trinidad, Colo.
The southernmost foothills of the Rocky Mountains shine in the early morning sun as Amtrak's Southwest Chief negotiates the tight bends of the famed Raton Pass.
Fresh out of a brief station stop in Raton, AMTK train 3, the southbound run of the Southwest Chief, glides across the prairies and grasslands of northern New Mexico, which line the Raton Subdivis... (more)
Antique search lights of the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe guide Amtrak's Southwest Chief up the Raton Subdivision through the high plains of northern New Mexico.