An empty oil train speeds up grade at ESS Model between La Junta and Trinidad
The wide open areas of Colorado a few miles east of Model and along U.S. Hwy 350 sees the southbound Southwest Chief making up a few minutes as it was 45 minutes late at La Junta, the train is doi... (more)
Flat lands and high speeds, this is where the Southwest Chief roams.
The Southwest Chief rolls along through scenic countryside at speed on its way to the next stop in Trinidad. Wild sunflowers line the road, and a lone house is passed in a very sparsely populated... (more)
Seen here, Amtrak's Southwest Chief quickly traverses the southern plains of Colorado as it closes in on its next stop of Trinidad, CO.
Amtrak's train #3, the Southwest Chief, highballs rural Model, CO on its way to its next station stop at Trinidad, CO on the famed Santa Fe Raton Sub.
La Junta to Barstow train 448 passes the blades protecting the east switch of Model siding. In less than an hour this train will be tackling the grades of the famed Raton Pass.