New Mexico exhibited every season and then some while I was there. Here is Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' tearing through Rowe,NM while golf ball sized hail pelts down. It was a wise decision to ... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad #484 pulls a freight through Los Pinos as part of their engineers school.
Union Pacific SD70AH #1943 leads UP's Officer Special through Burns,CO along the Dotsero cutoff on its way between Denver and Grand Junction.
Cumbres & Toltec K-36 #489 brings the passenger train through the small yard at Chama,NM on its way to wye the train.
Amtrak #4 snakes its way out of the siding at Glorieta,NM after having just met #3.
A thick fog engulfs the small town of Raton,NM as Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' prepares to makes its stop.
Union Pacific's Officer Special rolls through Glenwood Springs,CO on its way from Denver to Grand Junction.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad K-36 class 2-8-2 #484 pulls a 12 car engineers school freight train through 'Windy Point' nearing the top of Cumbres Pass in southern Colorado.
A 2 hour late Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' starts its climb into the mountains of southern Colorado leaving the New Mexico desert behind.
C&TS #484 pulls 10 freight cars and two cabooses on its way east towards Osier.
We lucked into catching the last two days of Cumbres & Toltec's engineers school. They were using K-36 class #484 pulling 9 freight cars and a caboose seen here a couple miles west of Los Pinos.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' rounds the curve past the semaphores protecting West Chapelle while afternoon storms build in the New Mexico sky.
Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' speeds past the semaphores at Wagon Mound,NM.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' speeds through West End Levy at 79mph on BNSF's Raton Sub.
Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' prepares to knock down the 786.2 signal between Ojita and Chapelle,NM.