Amtrak 4 the Southwest Chief heads East through Gallup, NM. As a couple of BNSF Trains does some work in the yard
The Southwest Chief passes climbs a super steep grade and passes an abandoned church up on the hill.
The Southwest Chief passes a spectacular bluff through some of the most scenic parts of New Mexico.
The Southwest Chief ascends a grade in the rugged but scenic terrain of New Mexico.
The Southwest Chief climbs the rugged but scenic terrain of New Mexico in the waning daylight.
The Southwest Chief has quite the eclectic and unorthodox lash up on the head end. Everything seen behind the first two P42s would be dropped in ABQ and then continue to Pueblo, CO so the brand ne... (more)
The sun has just set over the Northern New Mexico plains as Amtrak #4 splits through the semaphores of Robinson. The train will continue from here to its next stop of Raton, NM.
Splitting the blades, featured here Amtrak's Southwest Chief #4 traverses underneath an illuminated sky as it prepares to knock down the last pair of intermediate semaphore signals that it'll enco... (more)
Amtrak #4 'the Southwest Chief' zig zags through all the BNSF traffic traveling east on BNSF's Gallup Subdivision near the small town of Gonzales,NM.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief train No. 4 catches the morning sun at Mesita eastbound on BNSF's southern transcon.
The eastbound Southwest Chief stretches its legs across the scenic plains of the New Mexico countryside.
The eastbound Southwest Chief works its way over Raton Pass past the historic Dick Wootton Ranch and Old Santa Fe Train sign.
The eastbound Southwest Chief splits semaphores with a magnificent sky as we chase north.
The eastbound Southwest Chief's engineer gives a wave as they roll past some of the few remaining semaphore signals in the New Mexico countryside.