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.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief train No. 4 catches the morning sun at Mesita eastbound on BNSF's southern transcon.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief train No. 3 splits the historic Santa Fe semaphore signals at the Colmor intermediates on its way to Albuquerque, N.M., and points west.
With the summit of Raton Pass nearly at hand Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief rounds the famous curve at Wootton.
The Southwest Chief streaks across some scenic portions of desert on a fine afternoon.
The Southwest Chief makes its way over scenic Raton Pass.
Amtrak pops up out the deep Sag at West Winslow as a BNSF Q climbs up out of the next sag in the distance.
The eastbound Southwest Chief stretches its legs across the scenic plains of the New Mexico countryside.
In the early morning sunlight, a tardy Amtrak 4 races west through the desert in Darling, AZ.
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.
Scooting through the remote back hills of New Mexico's San Miguel county Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief, train #3, approaches a set of intermediate blades east of Chapelle, NM.
The butte for which the small town of Wagon Mound is named after provides scenic backdrop for the eastbound Southwest Chief, which is about to split some of the few remaining semaphore signals any... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief rolls past scenic Devil's Throne at Los Cerrillos.