Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' descends Raton Pass
The Plains of New Mexico - In addition to the many fantastic topographical features that New Mexico has to offer, there is also a lot of flat ground and rolling hills between Wagon Mound an... (more)
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 train number 4, the eastbound "Southwest Chief", knocks down the semaphores on the west end of the siding at Chappelle, New Mexico.
Amtrak's Chicago bound Southwest Chief makes its daily appearance in the picturesque community of Rowe, NM on a stunningly hot summer afternoon.
Running as advertised, Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes its way through Rowe, NM on a beautifully sunny summer afternoon.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief rolls along the plains of northern New Mexico, just a few minutes from its station stop at Raton.
With the "Wagon Mound" plateau providing a looming backdrop, Amtrak train number 4 splits through the ATSF semaphore signals at Levy.
Passing possibly the most-photographed signals in New Mexico, Amtrak’s eastbound Southwest Limited storms through Levy, New Mexico.
The Southwest Cheif races across the great nothingness...
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief ducks under the Santa Fe-era searchlight cantilever at Gallinas, on the downwards decent of the famous Raton Pass.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' races through desolate southern Colorado. Next stop, La Junta...
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Southwest Chief, train No4 heading for Raton is at track speed as it slams the west end of Levy, New Mexico on May 2, 2019.