One of the last wig wag protected crossings on a Class 1 catches the last rays of light while waiting on Amtrak's Southwest Chief to make its daily visit.
BNSF ES44C4 6918, BNSF SD70MAC 9641, CSX AC44CW #1 (Spirit of West Virginia), and BNSF ES44AC 6052 lead a freight through Trinidad, CO.
One of the last active wig wags on a Class 1 catches the last rays of light after another day of duty. What a neat piece of "living" history!
The westbound Southwest Chief streaks through the quiet countryside of Colorado, with one of the last active wig wag on a Class 1 protecting the crossing. What a neat piece of "living" history!
The eastbound Southwest Chief stretches its legs across the scenic plains of the New Mexico countryside.
The eastbound Southwest Chief works its way over Raton Pass past the historic Dick Wootton Ranch and Old Santa Fe Train sign.
The eastbound Southwest Chief splits semaphores with a magnificent sky as we chase north.
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.
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)
Rail Runner commuter trains laying over.
The eastbound Southwest Chief rolls past scenic Devil's Throne at Los Cerrillos.
The eastbound Southwest Chief hustles east out of Gallup. A pity the Veterans unit wasn't leading.
The eastbound Southwest Chief has an eclectic assortment of equipment today. Along with two standard Phase V P42s, the Veterans P42 is joined by brand new Amtrak Midwest Charger 4630 and two Horiz... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief passes through scenic rock bluffs of New Mexico.