The eastbound Southwest Chief passes through the trio of semaphores at Chapelle on the Raton Line.
The early morning sun greets Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief as it sails across the floor of the Antelope Valley just shy of entering Lancaster, CA. This is the second of three detours of the S... (more)
Racing Friday morning commuters on paralleling Sierra Highway Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief climbs Vincent Grade leaving the Antelope Valley. The Southwest Chief has been detoured by way of M... (more)
Amtraks southbound Southwest Chief winds through the fire charred forest of northern New Mexico shortly before making its final station stop before hitting the open plains, Raton, New Mexico.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief is running over eight hours late due to hitting a vehicle just east of Trinidad, CO. As a result, this provided for some rare daylight mileage for Amtrak across ... (more)
During a gorgeous sunny morning on Raton Pass, Amtrak's "Southwest Chief" is seen moving along the 2-percent grade past the s-curve at Gallinas, Colorado.
After leaving La Junta, Colorado, Amtrak's "Southwest Chief", races southwest across the "Comanche National Grasslands" towards Trinadad, Colorado before traversing Raton Pass.
Amtrak's "Southwest Chief" heads upgrade towards the summit at Raton Pass.
The night before I went out to photograph trains, my plan was just to go to Winslow and grab a photo of Amtrak #4. Well, I got word of the Apache Railway running, so I drove the extra 30 miles to ... (more)
With “Starvation Peak” in the distance, and an electrifying thunderstorm churning overhead, Amtrak’s Phase I Heritage unit #156 leads Amtrak’s Southwest Chief past a set of semaphore signals. Loca... (more)
Having completed its station work, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 accelerates out of Albuquerque, NM and on towards all points west. This train features one of Amtrak's new Phase III Baggage Cars, en... (more)
The westbound Southwest Chief squeezes through a rock cut in the secluded area northeast of Watrous, New Mexico known as Valmora.
Westbound on the "Museum Mainline" at Gallinas within Raton Pass.
The Chief rolls through the big city of Rowe.
79. Santa Fe All the Way.