Two Heritage, No Waiting!
Earlier this month, Amtrak 3 arrived behind P42DC 184 (on the 9th) and then 130 (on the 10th), and today (the 28th) they both arrived again, but now on ... (more)
Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, crosses from Track 2 to Track 3 as it rolls west through Fullerton Junction to make its stop, some 4 hours 23 minutes late, at the Fullerton T... (more)
Westbound Amtrak Southwest Chief at intermediate signals 786.2 east of Chapelle.
Amtrak’s westbound Southwest Chief quickly rolls through the big curve through Ancona, Illinois, crossing a wood trestle over Prairie Creek at 7:20 p.m. on June 20, 1992. The train is powered by... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 passes the intermediate semaphores north of Wagon Mound. With the removal of the set at 706, these are now the final intermediate semaphore signals within the northern ... (more)
Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, is seen at Los Angeles Union Station four minutes after it arrived on Track 13 … and twenty minutes before it was due to arrive at 8:00 am! ... (more)
Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, is deadheading from Los Angeles Union Station to the carrier’s Redondo Junction facility for servicing, as it will depart this evening for C... (more)
The trainset from this morning’s Southwest Chief has deadheaded to Amtrak’s Redondo Junction facility for servicing. AMTK P42DC 161, recently repainted into the carrier’s original pa... (more)
The early-morning sun has just gotten high enough to bath Amtrak's incoming Southwest Chief in a golden light as it arrives at its final destination â Los Angeles. Leading the train this ... (more)
Once again, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief encountered problems en route from Chicago to Los Angeles, and train 3 picked up a BNSF engine to assist it in Kansas City, at which point it was runn... (more)
With scattered storms looming in the distance, the westbound Southwest Chief snakes its way past the intermediate blades at MP 783.2. Passengers riding the conductor's side of the train get to enj... (more)
Right on time, Amtrak's westbound Chief approaches the summit of Raton Pass, negotiating the famous curves of Dick Wootton's ranch in Colorado just short of the New Mexico border.