A late running Amtrak 3 passes thru the Colton/Grand Terrace area in early morning.
FRA private car hitches a ride on the westbound Southwest Chief
The outbound Southwest Chief flys past the Highlands Metra stop about 20 minutes into it's journey west.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief, running with only 5 cars due to the downturn in travel nears Verdemont in the early morning.
Train number 3 is approaching the East siding switch at Burke on it's way to the Seattle.
The westbound Southwest Chief has just met its counterpart and hits the west siding switch at Glorieta and begins the descent of the pass toward Apache Canyon.
It was a snowy morning on Raton Pass as the Southwest Chief encountered showers from Starkville, CO to just west of Raton. Here, No. 3 cruises into the double track and prepares for the station s... (more)
The westbound Southwest Chief begins its climb to the summit of Glorieta Pass.
The westbound Southwest Chief passes the semaphore signals at the north end of Wagon Mound Siding.
The Rocky Mountains soar in the distance as the Southwest Chief climbs the famous Raton Pass.
Amtrak 500 makes for a rare leader on the Southwest Chief today as it pulls into Naperville. Amtrak 500 will eventually be taken off in Kansas City where only the two trailing P42's would remain.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief, train No3 bound for Los Angeles from Chicago polishes the rails at Wagon Mound, New Mexico on May 2, 2019. The famous semaphores of the region have yet again been placed ... (more)
No3, Amtrak's L.A. bound Southwest Chief slides into Raton, New Mexico and it's low cloud ceiling for the brief station stop after cresting the namesake pass on May 2, 2019.