The Rotary Train has exited the Narrows and is approaching the trestle across Wolf Creek.
Southwestern Railroad GP30u #2414 passes by the old cattle pens at Whitewater Jct., NM. These pens ave not been used since the early 1960s.
A trio of SD40 variants sit outside the engine house at the Watco owned Texas & New Mexico Railway in Eunice, New Mexico. WAMX 4216 was built as a CNW SD45, WAMX 4220 was built as a CNW SD45, and ... (more)
West of Hatch finds a westbound Southwestern train heading for Deming.
An interesting pair of older BNSF schemes is represented in this lashup of a warbonnet and executive scheme outside the Carlsbad yard engine house. This line was operated by the Southwestern Railr... (more)
Santa Fe Lives On in the Desert: For a period, the Southwestern Railroad in southern New Mexico utilized a fleet of ex Santa Fe GP30 locomotives to haul freight, a few of which even kept th... (more)
In all my years of railroading, I have never seen anything as incredible as three steam locomotives trying to break through the snow, ice and rock at windy point. The snow was as tall as the rotar... (more)
One month after 9-11, a very worn looking Santa Fe 804 leads a colorful consist across bridge number 2 in Abo Canyon. Things have changed since this photo was taken, with the addition of the secon... (more)
Early morning at the small Southwestern RR yard at Deming, finds a set of road power ready for a day's work. SW 3103 is an ex CIT lease unit.
North of Deming by about 30 miles is the Southwestern's small yard and shop at Hurley. Seen here is one of there ex ATSF GP30's in the company's new paint. This is the only unit painted like this.
Weed city....no weeds now! D&RGW Locomotive #315 chugs slowly toward the 28-car siding located just south of Lobato Trestle on the run to Cumbres Pass. Back in 1970, this site was used a... (more)
GP-16 of the now defunct Santa Fe Southern sits side tracked at Lamy, New Mexico.
Southwestern Railway out of Deming, NM has a new paint scheme seen here on 2468 in the late evening on 10/29/16.
Movie making on the Cumbres & Toltec. Lettered for the Great Northern, No.484 becomes a star on a new Netflix movie called Hostile starring Christian Bale.
The New Mexico Rail Runner outruns both the coyote and traffic on I-25 as it heads from Santa Fe on its way to Albuquerque.