Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 catches, quite literally, the day's final seconds of sunlight as it descends Raton Pass on its way into Trinidad, Colo.
Unfamiliar territory! With the diamonds at CP Canal along the usual route being replaced, Amtrak's Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle trains were detoured down Metra's Rock Island District. The outbo... (more)
A slightly late Capitol Limited rounds the curve at 474 as it flies toward Chicago.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' rounds the curve past the semaphores protecting West Chapelle while afternoon storms build in the New Mexico sky.
Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' speeds past the semaphores at Wagon Mound,NM.
On time, Amtrak No. 8 the eastbound Empire Builder rolls through Marias pass on the Hi Line Sub. Next stop East Glacier.
The outbound Texas Eagle, detoured onto the Rock Island line due to track work, passes by IIT's Main Building at 33rd street. Other oddities for this train include the F40 Cabbage unit.
The northbound Crescent travels over the James River on a steamy summer morning.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' speeds through West End Levy at 79mph on BNSF's Raton Sub.
Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' prepares to knock down the 786.2 signal between Ojita and Chapelle,NM.
Amtrak Cardinal service train 51 passing by Cross-B-Crest Farm.
With threatening skies looming in the background, Amtrak's Maple Leaf, lead by the Phase IV Heritage Unit, races through East Rochester. Locomotives:AMTK 184 P42DC
Amtrak Cardinal service train P051 at Fishersville.
Train 69, the Adirondack with Amtrak's Great Dome car, passes a little fall color in Rouses Point.
Amtrak's Empire Builder from Seattle rolls through the junction with Metra's Fox Lake Line at Rondout, just 30 miles from an on-time arrival in Chicago.