With a borrowed BNSF C44-9W on the point (itself in place of a FURX lease unit that was added and subsequently removed at some point in its westward journey), Amtrak train #3, the Southwest Chief,... (more)
Over eight hours late, and with a BNSF Dash 9 leading, the Southwest Chief heads through Commerce. One of the P42s (113) was "Dead in Consist." When the second unit (116) broke down in route, at... (more)
With a borrowed BNSF C44-9W on the point (itself in place of a FURX lease unit added at some point in its westward journey), Amtrak train #3, the Southwest Chief, arrives at the Fullerton, Ca. Amt... (more)
The Southwest Chief cruises west at track speed over the bridge at Media, IL on the Chilli Sub.
Amtrak Southwest Chief #3 arrives into Pasadena on a sunny morning in July of 1991 with plenty of mail handling cars up front. The 231 is now preserved and being refurbished at the Brooklyn Roun... (more)
Amtrak #3, the "Southwest Limited," arrives in Barstow, California, on a frigid December 16, 1972. A freight, led by GP35 3434, waits for the passenger train to depart before it resumes its westw... (more)
Running several hours off the advertised, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief starts down Cajon Pass at Summit with a rare November snowfall blanketing the surrounding landscape.
Amtrak P42 89 leads the outbound Southwest Chief west through LaVergne.
The westbound Southwest Chief leaves Chicago behind in a swirl of snow as it dusts the Metra platform at LaVergne and photographer Chris Lastovich at 70mph.
Southwest Chief hustles at track speed through La Grange westbound toward the setting sun and the West Coast.
Amtrak P42DC 177 heads west through Mendota, Illinois, with the outbound Southwest Chief (train #3), down the BNSF Mendota Subdivision. It's approaching its station stop at Mendota.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits a set of semaphores on its westward trek across the plains of New Mexico.
For no apparent reason whatsoever, a UP SD70ACe leads the Southwest Chief westbound, running over 3 hours late just 21 miles into its trip. The ACe was available to Amtrak after pulling #6 into Ch... (more)
"Southwest Chief", running almost 3 hours late due to floods in Kansas, makes a rare daytime crossing over Cajon Pass.
A 5 hr plus late Southwest Chief #3 goes into the curves west of Ludlow California on it way to Los Angeles.