The Last Daily ChiefOctober 11, 2020, was the final day for daily service for Amtrak’s long-distance trains, such as train 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, as it make... (more)
It is sunset, both literally and figuratively, for Amtrak’s long-distance trains, as on October 12, 2020, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief, San Francisco Zephyr, Empire Builder and more)
Amtrak’s Southwest Chief, has operated as a daily train for nearly 50 years (although not always with that name, as it was originally the Southwest Limited). That ends in a couple o... (more)
Amtrak's SB Empire Builder crosses from One Main to Two Main at the Oakwood crossover in Caledonia. Within a few short months, that switch heater will be needed to keep the C & M fluid.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief is running late, making a daylight appearance on the Cajon Sub.
A late running westbound Southwest Chief flies over the Natural Crossover minutes after making its Victorville station stop.
Amtrak's northbound Coast Starlight slows to a crawl as it passes through the siding at Moorpark on a cool, fall morning. While this train normally races through town as speeds above 60, today the... (more)
Wealthbound Autumn Leaf excursion splits the signals just west of town along Wyndale Road.
Autumn leave excursion is headed west to Bristol. I guess we’ll not see any more unless Congress acts.
Running over five hours late, Amtrak train 20 nears its station stop in Greensboro, NC on its way north on January 4, 2018.
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.
There’s Something About a Train that’s Magic™Amtrak’s Southwest Chief arrives in Fullerton, California, right on schedule. A pair of P42DC locomotives, 148 and 171, are powe... (more)
Seen here, Amtrak's Southwest Chief uses up every bit of its allotted 79mph trackside as it traverses through an elevated cut near Waldo, NM. Moments prior to meeting its eastbound counterpart, th... (more)
Amtrak 4, the Southwest Chief flies eastbound on the Marceline Sub at Carrolton, MO.
On Time. The #4 rushes past Bluewater, NM on the BNSF Gallup Sub.