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)
Heading Out of the Setting Sun is Amtrak train #4, the eastbound Southwest Chief. The train, led by P42DCs 42 (the Veterans unit) and 174, this nine-car train is about to make its s... (more)
Seen here, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief makes its way past a lone semaphore signal, knocking it down in the process. Located in Los Cerrillos, NM this is one of several located in the area.
Amtrak 515 507 round the curve at Cosnino near the famous Route 66 town of Winona. I was always a fan of the paint job the 500's were delivered with. Railfan's liked to call them Cutter's (for res... (more)
2264 Miles to GoAmtrak train #4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, is about a mile into its journey to Chicago, IL, as it runs along the west bank of the Los Angeles River on Ap... (more)
Moments after reaching the summit of Glorieta Pass; continuing its eastward journey, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief accelerates through the community of Glorieta, NM on this absolutely stunning early Ap... (more)
Featured here, in the midst of this wet and surprisingly cold early-Spring evening; BNSF #7482 leads Amtrak’s eastbound Southwest Chief through the twists and turns of Apache Canyon.
Decorated in the Phase IV paint scheme, Heritage unit #184 leads Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 through the picturesque community of Rowe, NM on a beautifully crisp Autumn afternoon.
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.
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)
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.