For years, I've joked with fellow coworker and RailPictures contribuitor Elijah Cross about getting a very long telephoto lens and shooting the intermediate pai... (more)
Amtrak #4, the Los Angeles - Chicago Southwest Chief, splits the blades north of the Wagon Mound National Monument in New Mexico.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief speeds across BNSF's Raton Sub, knocking down the semaphore signals that stand in Wagon Mound, New Mexico.
A pair of BNSF units is seen splitting the intermediate semaphores north of Wagon Mound. The power is headed to Colmor where they will pickup a train of track equipment and bring it up to Trinidad... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief, train No3 bound for Los Angeles from Chicago polishes the rails at Wagon Mound, New Mexico on May 2, 2019. The famous semaphores of the region have yet again been placed ... (more)
Low winter light fills a timeless scene at Wagon Mound, New Mexico, as Amtrak's Southwest Chief races across the desert towards Chicago — an entirely different world away from the Land of Enchantm... (more)
Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' speeds past the semaphores at Wagon Mound,NM.
It is a hot summer day as the eastbound Southwest Chief comes upon the first set of intermediate semaphores north of the village of Wagon Mound. The village name comes from the hill in the backgro... (more)
Severe thunderstorms move into the area as BNSF SD70MACe No. 9718 races east knocking down the semaphore intermediates just outside of Wagon Mound, New Mexico, on August 8, 2018.
Amtrak #4 glides through the intermediates just north of the village limits of Wagon Mound, NM, running on schedule.
Tucked in the middle of a 71-car westbound manifest , a set of mid-train helpers work through Wagon Mound New Mexico. The l... (more)
Three Santa Fe SD39’s lead a 71-car westbound manifest through the eastbound semaphores at Wagon Mound, New Mexico. The westbound semaphore can be seen dropping from a clear to a stop indication. ... (more)
Santa Fe train 804 tries to outrun impending storms as it knocks down the semaphore at Wagon Mound, New Mexico. With just six cars, 804 wasn’t a profitable run on this day.
891 leads 3 SD40-2s past the semaphores at Wagon Mound.
The eastbound Southwest Chief splits semaphores with a magnificent sky as we chase north.