Having just met its eastbound counterpart, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief slowly proceeds past an active semaphore signal as it makes its way back onto the mainline.
Having reached the summit of Glorieta Pass, running as advertised, Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes it's way out of Glorieta, NM on a beautifully stormy summer afternoon.
Nightfall sets in as Amtrak's Southwest Chief streaks towards the semaphore signals located at the East end of Chapelle.
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)
Shortly after sunset, we see Amtrak's Southwest Chief as it streaks past the semaphore signals located in Chapelle, NM as darkness sets in.
Representing Phases III, IV, and V, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief quickly makes its way through the “Big City” of Rowe, NM as the sun begins to set on this picturesque summer evening.
When it comes to photography more often than not timing and some luck can make all the difference, as illustrated here. Running approximately six hours behind the advertised due to track maintenan... (more)
Seen here, Phases III, IV, and V glisten in the light of the quickly setting sun as Amtrak's Southwest Chief approaches its next stop of Las Vegas, NM.
From the fireman side, an engineer waves to the camera from the cab of his Phase IV locomotive as Amtrak's Southwest Chief prepares to knock down a semaphore signal located in Chapelle, NM.
BNSF 2732 runs its wheels off assisting #4 from Albuquerque to Chicago as it rolls out its final 11 miles blasting through Riverside just before sunset.
Here we see a true classic, Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits a pair of intermediate blades in Levy, NM as it wastes no time making its way east.
Here we see Amtrak's Southwest Chief representing Phases III, IV, and V moments prior to knocking down a semaphore signal as it makes its way through Cerrillos, NM.
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)
There’s Something About a Train that’s Magic™Amtrak’s Southwest Chief arrives in Fullerton, California, right on schedule. A pair of P42DC locomotives, 148 and 171, are powe... (more)