Amtrak's Southwest Chief rolls along the plains of northern New Mexico, just a few minutes from its station stop at Raton.
With the "Wagon Mound" plateau providing a looming backdrop, Amtrak train number 4 splits through the ATSF semaphore signals at Levy.
Passing possibly the most-photographed signals in New Mexico, Amtrak’s eastbound Southwest Limited storms through Levy, New Mexico.
The Southwest Cheif races across the great nothingness...
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief ducks under the Santa Fe-era searchlight cantilever at Gallinas, on the downwards decent of the famous Raton Pass.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' races through desolate southern Colorado. Next stop, La Junta...
Top Ten of 2018. Here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from 2018.6. Like our past Colorado trips over the last few years, we set aside an extra day to chase Amtra... (more)
Southwest Chief, train No4 heading for Raton is at track speed as it slams the west end of Levy, New Mexico on May 2, 2019.
Amtrak's northbound Southwest Chief steps through the curvy terrain and by the west end of Chapelle, New Mexico with it's Chicago bound train on May 2, 2019.
Climbing Raton Pass, the eastbound Southwest Chief passes beneath a pair of Santa Fe searchlight cantilever bridges on its way to the summit.
Santa Fe Sentinels- If not for the modern Amtrak train and the pandrol clips securing the main, this scene might as well be straight out of the days when A-B-B-A sets of Warbonnet F7's and ... (more)
4 for 4- Clawing its way up the last of the steep eastbound climb over Glorieta Pass, P42DC #4 leads Train #4 eastbound out of the Santa Fe valley.
Sunset for the Southwest Chief- With the evening sky darkening, the last Superliner of the eastbound Southwest Chief streaks by the only wig-wag crossing signal in service on a Class I Rail... (more)
Moments away from knocking down a semaphore signal displaying a Proceed indication, Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes its way through Bernal, NM.