Eastbound Southwest Chief 4 splits the semaphores at MP 706, just south of Springer, NM.
A BNSF tie train enters the siding at Springer where it will tie up for the night.
A pair of BNSF gevos are running light on their way to pick up a tie train at Las Vegas screaming past the 706.2 semaphores at 70mph.
BNSF 7905 is tied down in the siding at Springer, NM with a MOW tie train.
Having just met the eastbound Amtrak #4, BNSF 4093 departs the Springer siding and begins the slog up from the Cimaron River Bridge (hidden by the train) towards L... (more)
Nearing the end of its trip through New Mexico's open plains, Amtrak train number 4, the Southwest Chief, is seen fast approaching the final set of Semaphores at milepost 706. From here it will be... (more)
BNSF 7966 leads an empty work train towards Trinidad after dumping ballast between Watrous and Onava the previous day.
Running 2 hours late, BNSF 8650 leads the Southwest Chief through the northernmost set of Semaphores in Northern New Mexico. The train encountered locomotive issues in Kansas requiring a BNSF loco... (more)
Borrowed Time. On a crystal clear morning in Northeast New Mexico, Amtrak's Southwest Chief encounters the first pair of semaphore signals on its westbound journey to Los Angeles. Th... (more)
Running on schedule, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 splits the intermediates at milepost 706.2 near Springer, New Mexico on a clear-filled day.
No. 3 encounters the first set of semaphores on its westward run just south of Springer, NM as a brief snow shower comes to an end.
Racing across the plains of Northeastern New Mexico, Amtrak's Southwest Chief prepares to knockdown a clear indication at the 706 semaphores. These will be the last semaphores the Chief enc... (more)
Amtrak 821 leads the Southwest Chief through the semaphores at Springer, New Mexico.
Word has it that the last operating semaphores in New Mexico will soon be replaced. With cameras in hand we set out to capture these nearly 100 year old iconic railroad signals. We also wanted t... (more)
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.