Splitting the blades, here we see Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 as it proceeds through Chapelle, NM on a beautifully crisp early-September afternoon.
Antique search lights of the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe guide Amtrak's Southwest Chief up the Raton Subdivision through the high plains of northern New Mexico.
The eastbound Southwest Chief has just departed the Raton station and is heading for Raton Pass. It will take the train about an hour to cover the 20 miles between Raton and Trinidad, Colo.
Twisting downhill on the east side of Raton Pass, the Southwest Chief will soon be in Trinidad, Colo. The short climb up and down Raton, while only about 20 miles in length, will take the train an... (more)
The Southwest Chief passes the semaphores at the west end of Colmor, N.M., as it heads east.
The eastbound Southwest Chief passes through the trio of semaphores at Chapelle on the Raton Line.
With a devastating wildfire raging throughout Cajon Pass in southern California, Amtrak was forced to detour the eastbound Southwest Chief train #4 via Metrolink and Union Pacific to Mojave. With ... (more)
Amtrak train 4, The Southwest Chief slows for its arrival at Joliet, IL on its last lap into Chicago with an interesting power combination on the point. In 1995 Amtrak had a pretty healthy express... (more)
Train 4, the Southwest Chief makes good time on Santa Fe's mainline at Leeds, IL east of Toluca on a relatively balmy February day.
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)
With a wave from the crew on board Amtrak #4, here it meets with it's westbound counterpart Amtrak #3 on an absolutely beautiful summer afternoon.
The Chief rolls through the big city of Rowe.
79. Santa Fe All the Way.
Summer is at its peak as Amtrak's Southwest Chief #4 passes beneath the "Devil's Throne" moments prior to entering into Los Cerrillos, NM.
Here we see Amtrak's Southwest Chief #4 as it makes its way through the small community of Rowe, NM on a viciously windy mid-winter afternoon. Today's train features Amtrak's Veterans unit #42 as ... (more)