On an absolute cloud-free January afternoon in the desert Southwest, The Santa Fe intermediate semaphores signals at Wagon Mound bask in the afternoon sun, silhouetted against a vibrant blue sky. ... (more)
As daylight fades away on Santa Fe's Raton Pass, both Amtrak Trains No. 3 and 4 have completed their daily journey across Raton Pass leaving behind empty rails and a cold and abandoned New Mexico ... (more)
Catching the late evening sun near Wagon Mound, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief splits the veteran Santa Fe semaphore signals along BNSF's Raton Subdivision. This is the last stretch of ... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief train #3 splits the classic semaphore blades at the east end of the siding at Wagon Mound, New Mexico enroute from Chicago to Los Angeles. This segment of... (more)
It's well after sunset and snow is beginning to fall on the evening of January 28, 2000. Amtrak No. 4, the Southwest Chief, leaves Wagon Mound, New Mexico in a dark cloud of snow. The mesa visible... (more)
Amtrak #3 has just passed a semaphore displaying a clear signal westbound as the train splits the semaphores controlling eastbound movements at the east end of Wagon Mound,NM 11/3/11.
Amtrak westbound train #3 the Southwest Limited splits the often photographed semaphores located at the east siding switch Wagon Mound. These signals are still in service but sadly only this train... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits a set of semaphores on its westward trek across the plains of New Mexico.
Splitting the signals .
After Amtrak No. 4 had taken the siding, the BNSF westbound Z train waiting on the main prepares to continue its fast-paced schedule to the West Coast.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief passes the Wagon Mound landmark on the south side of Wagon Mound, N.M.