Emerging from an elevated cut, featured here Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 makes its way through Rosario, NM en route to Albuquerque, NM on a beautifully hot mid-Spring afternoon.
It's a beautifully warm Spring afternoon, and featured here Phase III Heritage Unit #822 leads Amtrak's Southwest Chief through Canyoncito, NM moments after completing the trek down Glorieta Pass.
Flat lands and high speeds, this is where the Southwest Chief roams.
Amtrak’s westbound Southwest Chief departs Lamy, New Mexico, on the afternoon of May 20, 1999. Apparently some power issues further east on the trip has required the assistance of a Burlington Nor... (more)
A blast of red, white, and blue brings life to the otherwise dark and lonely town of Bernal, NM as winter storms move in over the area. The semaphore blades still stand on this mainline, but it's ... (more)
A late Amtrak 3 traverses the Mohave Desert in the morning near Siberia, CA with a freight engine on point.
A friendly wave from the engineers as the westbound Southwest Chief whips around the corner at the 791.2 intermediates, one of the more popular set of semaphores along the former Santa Fe transcon... (more)
After a long chase from southern Colorado, the westbound Southwest Chief negotiates one of the final challenging topographical features known as Apache Canyon. A steep canyon complimented by a str... (more)
It's a beautifully crisp winter's afternoon and running as advertised, Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits the blades as it continues its westward journey through Northern New Mexico.
Amtrak 822 leads 3 into Galesburg.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief train No. 3 eases into the tight curves at Ojita as the Los Angeles-bound train approaches the intermediate semaphores at Ojita on BNSF's Glorieta Subdivi... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief train No. 3 charges through the interlocking at WSS Colmor at track speed on BNSF's former Santa Fe Raton Subdivision.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief train No. 3 splits the historic Santa Fe semaphore signals at the Colmor intermediates on its way to Albuquerque, N.M., and points west.
It's a crisp mid-December afternoon as Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 makes its way off of Glorieta Pass and into Canyoncito, NM.