Threatening clouds form a surreal scenic display of color as the competition pass over Santa Fe's hot TOFC train bound for Belen.
The all GE consist is passing the old depot a Mountainair.The former ATSF depot now used for a work crew office.
Grinding up grade eastbound nearing the Abo Summit and Mountainair.
A colorful set of power bound for Belen soon to cross over the big fill over the Rock Island-SP Golden State Route. The fill is one of three bottle necks here in New Mexico. The Abo Canyon single ... (more)
The all green set of power with no patch work renumbering, looks like the BN of old.
SP 9778 & SP 7264 sitting side by side on a house track here at Dalhart, waiting a call.
The Rio Grande unit waiting on a house track, for the call.
Knowing that this now BNSF territory, it's not quite a year yet after the merger completion. But it looks like the days of old Santa Fe we love and remember. Warbonnets on the point and heading ea... (more)
Having changed crews in Tucumcari and having a good set of power. The train should make the three hundred mile trip to El Paso with out going on the law.
Pulling in for a crew change at the former Rock Island Depot. This westbound has the long haul to El Paso. On the UP its present owner no longer changes crews here, its done at Vaughn.
Coming off the Glorieta Sub and onto BNSF main 2, "The Southwest Chief" forwarding on west.
On the Laguna Indian Reservation and crossing over the Rio San Jose, #4 is on Santa Fe's north track passing over the black iron trestle at 62.7 eastbound.
Just off the Glorieta sub and is crossing over to main 2 here at Dalies, the Southwest Chief is westbound.
Amtrak #3 "The Southwest Chief" up from its last stop in Albuquerque and on its way west. The 4 unit power lash up has 3 different Amtrak units.
Amtrak #3 "The Southwest Chief" is making its way off the Glorieta Sub and onto Santa Fe's south track. Heading west to the Golden State.