October 4, 2014. Featuring a huge wave from one of the crew, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #3 makes an appearance as it descends off of Glorieta Pass and into Canyoncito, NM on a beautiful early autumn... (more)
October in the Railroad Earth - The Southwest Chief awaits departure on the first day of October, in the Autumn of 2014.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief hustles past the famous blades near Wagon Mound NM under stormy skies in September 2001.
Amtrak 4, the Southwest Chief, eases down Raton Pass at Morley, CO. Morley was the site of a large CF&I coal mine, producing coking coal for Pueblo. Tailings from the mine can be seen in the far r... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief decends the western slope of Raton Pass on between Wooton, CO and Raton.
The Southwest Chief passes some glorious fall foliage as it prepares to slow for its next station stop at Trinidad.
Amtrak’s westbound Southwest Chief climbs Raton Pass at Wootton, Colorado, on March 6, 2005. Two deadhead Superliner cars up front make for a strange looking train…
On March 3, 2002, Amtrak’s train No. 3, the Southwest Chief, snakes through the tight confines of scenic Apache Canyon between Canyoncito and Lamy, New Mexico.
Amtrak No. 3, the Southwest Chief, climbs Raton Pass at Gallinas, Colorado, on the morning of March 6, 2005. Two GE P42DC locomotives sandwich P32-8 (Dash 8-32BWH) No. 511, with a train that inclu... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief charges up main three on the BNSF Cajon Subdivision, which is steepest of the three main tracks, as it rolls into the night to Barstow and all points east.
At daybreak, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief is behind schedule, but rolling at full throttle off the Crookton Line Change at Williams Junction, AZ--and up the Arizona Divide. Next stop: Flagst... (more)
Amtrak 42 leads train #3 as it passes a single semaphore east of Los Cerrillos, NM on 11/12/13.
Amtrak 42 leads train #3 as it splits the searchlights just east of Ribera, NM on 11/12/13.
Amtrak #42 is seen passing through Cajon station as eastbound traffic passes to the left.
Amtrak #42-Veterans unit leads a late westbound Southwest Chief at MP 54 on the Cajon Sub.