Fullerton Junction [2012 Solstice Study +2] - The Southwest Chief arrives at Fullerton on a hot Summer evening.
It's well after sunset and snow is beginning to fall on the evening of January 28, 2000. Amtrak No. 4, the Southwest Chief, leaves Wagon Mound, New Mexico in a dark cloud of snow. The mesa visible... (more)
Mt. Taylor still has a little bit of snow left on its top as Amtrak #4 passes Suwanee,NM on this unseasonably warm March morning 3/15/12.
Haystack Mountain provides the backdrop for an on time Amtrak #3, led by Amtrak 184. This train is traveling on Main #2 on the line split west of Prewitt, NM(RR station name Baca), BNSF Gallup Sub... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes its stop on its eastbound serves to Chicago at Fullerton. The colors of the setting sun shine through the dark rain clouds that dumped a lot of train that afternoon ... (more)
Operating nearly 30 minutes early, Amtrak's "Southwest Chief" glides through the New Mexico desert over the BNSF Transcon.
Amtrak 4, the eastbound "Southwest Chief" charges through Grants, eastbound on the BNSF Transcon. At Dalies Junction, the Chicago bound Transcontinental train will traverse BNSF's Raton Pass to Tr... (more)
Three P42's lead a late #4 out of the sag at Darling after meeting a hotshot Z9.
AMTK P42DCs 157 and 199 lead the eastbound Southwest Chief along the Gallup Subdivision, just east of the AZ/NM border.
As luck would have it, the Southwest Chief is running late. Seen here passing MOW workers clearing switches at Summit on a beautiful snowy December morning.
The eastbound Southwest Chief cruises past the red cliffs near Coolidge approaching the Continental Divide on the Gallup Sub.
The westbound Southwest Chief leaves Chicago behind in a swirl of snow as it dusts the Metra platform at LaVergne and photographer Chris Lastovich at 70mph.
Amtrak passengers aboard The Southwest Chief enjoy indian country in scenic western New Mexico.