Paralleling Interstate 25 at an impressive maximum speed of 79MPH, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief marches across the New Mexico desert enroute to Colorado and points east on its Chicag... (more)
On its late afternoon journey across the desert Southwest from Los Angeles, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief knocks down the T-2 Santa Fe semaphore signals protecting the interlocking of ... (more)
Catching the late evening sun near Wagon Mound, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief splits the veteran Santa Fe semaphore signals along BNSF's Raton Subdivision. This is the last stretch of ... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief zips by a clear signal on the mainline at the east end of Chapelle siding under a crystal clear New Mexico sky. After this train's passage these classic s... (more)
Amtrak train #3 heads west with a thunderstorm and partial rainbow in the background, just a mere minute before the sun is blocked out by clouds for the rest of the day at Bluewater,NM on 9/12/12.... (more)
Big West Texas Fork in the Road --- Sierra Blanca, where the TandP originally gained trackage rights on to El Paso over the SP. Westbound Amtrak Trn. 1 Sunset Limited with GE units 46 and 842 zip... (more)
Amtrak #3 races west out of a late monsoon season thunderstorm 9/12/12. A partial rainbow and rays of sun stand out from the dark sky in the background.
Fullerton Junction [2012 Solstice Study +2] - The Southwest Chief arrives at Fullerton on a hot Summer evening.
The Old Depot. Having completed her station stop, the Boston section of the Lake Shore Limited highballs Framingham, with only 21 miles remaining on her 1017-mile run from Ch... (more)
The yard has changed (no tower, no CPLs, a few changes to the track arrangement) but the process remains much the same; the Capitol Limited heads east. In the background is a rail train; the caboo... (more)
The eastbound Empire Builder crosses the infamous Two Medicine Creek Bridge, running ahead of SP 4449.
Northbound Carolinian train 80 crosses over South McDowell Street on its way out of Raleigh and on to New York.
Eastbound and down. Amtrak's Capitol Limited just made a stop at Cumberland's station, and now exiting the yard at Mexico enroute to Washington D.C.
The eastbound Builder makes its usual run over the middle fork of the Flathead
P030 at approaching Baltimore Street with 3- SD50 helpers on standby for the next heavy train east over sand patch grade