November 27, 2014. Seen here, Engineer Diehl displays some friendly “Jazz Hands” as his train, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #3 makes its way off of Glorieta Pass and into Canyoncito, NM.
July 14, 1992: I would spend a long day by myself on Cajon Pass in southern California. I was on a week-long marketing trip with a group of economic developers from Virginia, and this was my "... (more)
November 16, 2014. Seen here, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #3 lights up an otherwise pitch black night as it makes an appearance in Canyoncito, NM, on a brutally cold and snowy mid-November night.
November 10, 2014. Having just descended Glorieta Pass, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #3 makes an appearance as it traverses downgrade into Canyoncito, NM, on a beautiful mid-Autumn afternoon.
October 30, 2014. Featuring phase IV Heritage unit #184, as well as a friendly wave from the crew; Amtrak’s Los Angeles bound Southwest Chief #3 travels at speed through the South Valley, shortly ... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes good time near Ransom, IL on a late sunny June afternoon behind new General Electric P32BWH locomotives. The "Pepsi can" scheme certainly made shooting Amt... (more)
October 4, 2014. Featuring a huge wave from one of the crew, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #3 makes an appearance as it descends off of Glorieta Pass and into Canyoncito, NM on a beautiful early autumn... (more)
September 29, 2014. Moments prior to departure, Conductor Montoya is seen checking his pocket watch as his train, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief idles alongside the station platform at Lamy, NM.
September 27, 2014. With lots of waving from an energetic crew, Amtrak’s Los Angeles bound Southwest Chief #3 speeds through the South Valley, shortly after departing from Albuquerque, NM. Capture... (more)
Just beginning its long journey to the west coast, the westbound Southwest Chief races through Westmont.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief screams by one of the few active wig-wags in the country on its way to Raton Pass, and today's railfanning objective, the semaphores.
These days on BNSF's Glorieta and Raton Subdivisions, any locomotive other than a GE P42 is hard to come by, seeing as the only remaining train left to traverse the route is Amtrak's daily Southwe... (more)
August 8, 2014. Here's a glimpse of Amtrak’s Los Angeles bound Southwest Chief #3 as it makes an appearance just outside of Galisteo, NM, on an absolutely beautiful mid-summer afternoon.