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.
The red markets of Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief train No. 4 illuminate Santa Fe's ancient wig-wag signal at Delhi, Colo., on the Raton Subdivision. For decades, this unique signal war... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief train No. 3 charges through the interlocking at WSS Colmor at track speed on BNSF's former Santa Fe Raton Subdivision.
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.
BNSF EMD SD70ACe No. 8504 leads a locomotive test train south toward Raton Pass featuring a mix of BNSF EMD and GE power, BNSF passenger test cars, and Progress Rail' EMD SD70ACe-T4 demo unit.
BNSF officials switch out the consist of a locomotive test train featuring Progress Rail' Tier 4 SD70ACe-T4 and two BNSF test cars before a run across Santa Fe's Raton Pass on the Colorado and New... (more)
Amtrak 3, the Southwest Chief heads west through Delhi Colorado passing by the last wig-wag in mainline service.
The Westbound Southwest Chief travels over a calm Mora River as the monsoons take a break, providing for a hot sunny day along the river.
The milky way rests above the skies of Delhi, Colorado as the historic mainline wig wag stands dormant over the southern Colorado grasslands. It has been recently rumored that this historic piece... (more)
The last mainline operational Wig Wag on the BNSF system and potentially the western US does its thing as Amtrak's Southwest Chief blasts by westbound. It has been rumored it the signal is endange... (more)
Thunderstorms build in the background as Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief races through the intermediate Semaphore Signals by Colmor siding.
Happy Independence Day from the Raton Subdivision!
Climbing out of the high desert of northern New Mexico, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 climbs Raton Pass on its way to Trinidad, Colo., from Raton, N.M.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 glides across the high desert of New Mexico at an impressive track speed of 79 mph. The train, which is running close to on time, is enroute to Chi... (more)
Lightning pops out of a distant thunderhead as the prairie winds carry it across the open plains while the beautiful center of our Milky Way Galaxy rises high above the New Mexico landscape and th... (more)