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.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief as seen from a different perspective.
A late running Amtrak westbound Southwest Chief passes Cajon station in the early morning.
Having ascended Glorieta Pass, seen here Amtrak's Southwest Chief accelerates out of Glorieta, NM on this stormy early March afternoon. Featuring Amtrak's original Veterans locomotive, #42 leads t... (more)
Sometimes timing is everything, as illustrated here. This image captures the meeting of Amtrak's Southwest Chiefs, at the summit of Glorieta Pass. Amtrak #3 idles in the distance as its eastbound ... (more)
Engineer Kyle Ellis is getting Amtrak Train 4 back up to 90 MPH on Main Track 1 of the BNSF Marceline Sub. after crossing the Missouri River Bridge at Sibley, running on time out of KCY.
Amtrak Train 4 briefly visits this old barn just west of Floyd on the BNSF Marceline Sub., bound for Chicago and running on time in 90 MPH territory.
Locomotives: AMTK 166, AMTK 84
From atop the embankment, we get a glimpse of Amtrak's Southwest Chief running as advertised as it slowly traverses Apache Canyon on a cold and stormy early Autumn afternoon.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief kicks up a little snow at it flies east across the Missouri River plains en-route for Chicago at a mere 89MPH.