BNSF SD40-2 1731 leads a 6 hour late westbound Amtrak Southwest Chief through Oro Grande on a very hot morning.
Running just over six hours late, Amtrak's Southwest Chief, #3, rounds the shaded curves of Kingman Canyon with a EMD SD40-2 leading, BNSF 1731. Formerly ATSF 5163, this 37 year old locomotive get... (more)
Amtrak #4 glides through the greenery that northern New Mexico has to offer as the summer season kicks into full swing.
Running over sixteen hour late, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief, train #3, makes a daylight appearance through the northern Arizona region on the first day of May 2017. The delay was due to a n... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief skirts along the New Mexico high desert at sunset after a brief delay near Mesita. The train will trek across western Mew Mexico and much of Arizona under... (more)
Featured here, we see Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief as it speeds past the semaphores signals located in Wagon Mound, NM, knocking down one in the process.
It’s a beautifully warm but windy mid-Spring afternoon, and here we get a glimpse of an exceptionally long Southwest Chief as it skirts beneath the "Devil's Throne" in Cerrillos, NM. Fea... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief glides into a curve at 90MPH.
With the sun creeping over the horizon, Amtrak's Southwest Chief bounces along under the ATSF cantilever at Granada, CO.
Seen here, Amtrak's Southwest Chief uses up every bit of its allotted 79mph trackside as it traverses through an elevated cut near Waldo, NM. Moments prior to meeting its eastbound counterpart, th... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Limited, Amtrak Train 4, has crested Raton Pass, and is nearing Wooton, Colorado as it rolls toward Trinidad on a beautiful May evening.
A very late westbound Amtrak Southwest Chief works through Martinez on the Cajon Sub.
It's a beautiful early Spring evening; the sun is moments from setting, and the ever-growing shadows quickly consume the landscape. Running approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes late, Amtrak's Sout... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief sprints west along the ex ATSF transcon chasing the sunset at the end of another day in the desert.
From on board Amtrak's Southwest Chief, here we knock down a semaphore signal as our train quickly traverses the high-desert terrain while a thunderstorm brews in the distance.