Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief enters the Wootton Curve, made famous by AT&SF publicity photos of yore.
Amtrak 3, the westbound California Zephyr, highballs through Montgomery at track speed. The CB&Q signal bridge, here, has been taken down without a trace, since this photo was taken.
Amtrak number 3 the Southwest Cheif nears its western terminus as it passes by Verdemont.
Amtrak 120 passes underneath the now removed CB&Q signals with Amtrak 3 The Southwest Chief and heads west towards California
Almost on time, and running at 79 or 89 mph (I'm unsure, but it was at least 79, as we tried unsuccessfully to make ground on it after shooting), the Southwest Chief rips toward Trinidad and Rato... (more)
After a high-speed jaunt across southern Colorado from La Junta to Trinidad, and a low-speed traverse of Raton Pass south of Trinidad, the westbound Southwest Chief cools its heels as passe... (more)
Amtrak 145/154 lead the westbound Southwest Chief, rolling off Raton Pass on approach to Raton, NM, before hitting the racetrack that will take these passengers west to Los Angeles.
The Southwest Chief is rolling through rural Illinois on its way west as it passes under one of the soon to be replaced original CB&Q signals on the Mendota Sub.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief accelerates westward after a station stop in Mendota ducking under another endangered CB&Q signal bridge.
Amtrak 381 passes the huge signal bridge at East Zearing, IL on the BNSF Mendota Sub.
Cruising westbound out of Chicagoland Amtrak 3 is rolling under the signals at Highland Park.
The Southwest Limited backing out of CUS.
Departing Southwest Chief and inbound BN Dinky.
The Southwest Chief
SW Chief. Blowing out the soot due to idling in the station as the engineer notches up.