The day was overcast as we traveled east on Route 66 on our way home from California. You can imagine how excited I was when an AC-9 caught and passed us while I watched through the right rear wi... (more)
Amtrak's train #4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, departed Gallup, New Mexico, 42 minutes late on the morning of August 15th, 2015. One of the carrier's specially painted 40th Anniversary e... (more)
D&RGW K-27 #463 rolls off the Lobato Trestle with a photo freight on a summer afternoon. While this is one of two K-27s in operation (the other being in Michigan), #463 is the only one left in its... (more)
After dropping off their passengers at the depot, Cumbres & Toltec K-36 No. 484 proceeds through the yard to the west end of town to be wyed for the next day's train on July 21, 2015.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief roars into Chapelle, NM, passing the classic and endangered semaphores that are still active on this line. On the head end today is one of Amtrak's heritage unit... (more)
It's bright and early in Chama, New Mexico as Extra 489 East (Fireman/Engineer School Train) departs town at 8am with K-36 No. 489 doing the honors on July 21, 2015. The train is passing the coali... (more)
Lightening Bolts strike in the background as the BNSF freight shows up with some awesome power.
Currently en route towards Albuquerque, featured here we see Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 as it travels through beautiful Rio Puerco, NM on a hot and sunny early August morning.
It's a mild and rainy afternoon as Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief departs Levy after doing a stop and proceed at the west end of the siding. The intermediates west of here at Wagon Mound were ... (more)
Moments after negotiated the twists and turns of Glorieta Pass; here we see Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief #3 as it descends into Canyoncito, NM on a beautifully warm summer afternoon.