The Southwest Chief rolls along through scenic countryside at speed on its way to the next stop in Trinidad. Wild sunflowers line the road, and a lone house is passed in a very sparsely populated... (more)
A decade ago these red nosed wide cab GP40s were common power on MARC trains.
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.