After picking up the MoW equipment at Colmor, the MoW track gang train is seen knocking down the northern most semaphores on the Raton Sub at MP 706.1.
Approach, Clear, Galaxy.
Ancient Semaphores guard the the galactic core of the Milky Way as it makes its transit across the starkly dark Northern New Mexico sky in July of 2019
The Sun has dropped below the horizon, and we find ourselves at the easternmost semaphore signal of the Raton Subdivision. On chance I caught this movement, as only Amtrak 3 and 4 usually ply this... (more)
Starting to move again after waiting for M.o.W to clear up at Springer and to get a new track warrant, AMTK 202 leads a test train with a pair of Amtrak's new Charger units to see how they'll hand... (more)
Westbound Amtrak 3 "Southwest Chief" passes Semaphore at Milepost 706.2 between Springer and Colmor (NM)
Running nearly ten hours behind schedule, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief knocks down the first set of semaphore signals on its westbound journey across the Raton Subdivision. The delay was cau... (more)
Decelerating into a temporary speed restriction, Amtrak #4 catches the final rays of sunshine at the pair of semaphores at MP 706, the furthest east of the remaining ones.
Hustling her train up the steep grade out of Colmor, the Amtrak 169 pulls The Southwest Chief up to the final intermediate signal before Levy Siding. The stark, but beautiful landscape of Norther... (more)
The Southwest Chief makes the birds scatter as it splits the blades at MP 706.2 just south of Springer as it heads for a station stop in Las Vegas, NM.
The cloud line is aligned so the Southwest chief is just on the edge as it trots along at maximum authorized speed.
A BNSF High Rail passes through the first set of semaphores on the BNSF Raton Sub ahead of a extra work train laying ballast on the sub on 5/25/16.
The eastbound Southwest Chief stretches its legs across the scenic plains of the New Mexico countryside.
Head-end business is the lubrication that keep the wheels turning on Santa Fe’s train 23, the Grand Canyon, crossing the Cimarron River at the southern edge of Springer, New Mexico, on July 27, 19... (more)
The westbound Chief splits the signals at West Springer, the west end of CTC operations on the Raton Subdivision.
The Grand Canyon in siding at Springer, NM waiting for York Canyon Coal Unit Train. The Late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.