RailPictures.Net Photo: AMTK 171 Amtrak GE P42DC at Trinidad, New Mexico by Jason Cary
 
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Amtrak (more..)
GE P42DC (more..)
Raton Pass (more..)
Trinidad, New Mexico, USA (more..)
June, 2020
Locomotive No./Train ID Photographer
AMTK 171 (more..)
Unknown
Jason Cary (more..)
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Remarks & Notes 
AMTK 171 rounds Wooten Curve approaching the summit of Raton Pass. The grade just behind the train reaches a short section of a staggering 4%. The mountain does not pose much of a challenge for small Amtrak trains, but it was once a operational headache for the Santa Fe Railroad. Raton Pass now only regularly sees Amtrak, a very lonely piece of railroad....
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