Amtrak #4 'the Southwest Chief' zig zags through all the BNSF traffic traveling east on BNSF's Gallup Subdivision near the small town of Gonzales,NM.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief train No. 4 catches the morning sun at Mesita eastbound on BNSF's southern transcon.
The eastbound Southwest Chief stretches its legs across the scenic plains of the New Mexico countryside.
The eastbound Southwest Chief works its way over Raton Pass past the historic Dick Wootton Ranch and Old Santa Fe Train sign.
The eastbound Southwest Chief splits semaphores with a magnificent sky as we chase north.
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.
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.
Fall is in the air as Amtrak's Southwest Chief #4 makes its way through Chapelle, NM, knocking down an active semaphore signal in the process.
The eastbound Southwest Chief hustles east out of Gallup. A pity the Veterans unit wasn't leading.
The eastbound Southwest Chief has an eclectic assortment of equipment today. Along with two standard Phase V P42s, the Veterans P42 is joined by brand new Amtrak Midwest Charger 4630 and two Horiz... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief passes through scenic rock bluffs of New Mexico.
The eastbound Southwest Chief passes CP West Baring on the Marceline Subdivision.
Seen here, Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits a pair of intermediate semaphore signals located near Chapelle, NM as a thunderstorm brews overhead.