On a sunny afternoon, Amtrak No. 3 departs Galesburg, IL. At Academy, the line splits, with one leg passing through the big yard, and the other past the siding at Clay.
Living his dream, Assistant Conductor Trujillo waves to the camera as his train, Amtrak's Southwest Chief slowly pulls away from the station platform in Lamy, NM.
Amtrak's "Crescent" heads north behind the Phase IV heritage unit and a B32-8
#184, Heritage Phase IV, leading the Southwest Chief on it's way to Las Vegas, NM. In trail are two new 'Charger' locomotives.
Having spent most of the day running through semaphore territory, featured here, Heritage Unit #184 leads Amtrak’s Southwest Chief past the last semaphore signal it’ll see for the remainder of its... (more)
Passengers on this westbound California Zephyr have lucked out with bluebird skies and peak fall colors as they leave Fraser, heading for perhaps the most scenic portion of the route as they follo... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief races along nearly six hours late due to a late departure out of Los Angeles two evenings prior. Train #4 has also routinely been running late for the past few weeks ... (more)
Nightfall sets in as Amtrak's Southwest Chief streaks towards the semaphore signals located at the East end of Chapelle.
Representing Phases III, IV, and V, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief quickly makes its way through the “Big City” of Rowe, NM as the sun begins to set on this picturesque summer evening.
Seen here, Phases III, IV, and V glisten in the light of the quickly setting sun as Amtrak's Southwest Chief approaches its next stop of Las Vegas, NM.
From the fireman side, an engineer waves to the camera from the cab of his Phase IV locomotive as Amtrak's Southwest Chief prepares to knock down a semaphore signal located in Chapelle, NM.
The Southwest Chief crosses the Mississippi River bridge at Fort Madison with Amtrak's Phase IV heritage unit on the point.
The Phase IV heritage guides the eastbound Southwest Chief through the twists and turns of Apache Canyon, one of the scenic highlights along the BNSF Glorieta Subdivision. Many locals seek to the ... (more)
Amtrak heritage unit 184 leads The Southwest Chief across the swing bridge that spans the mighty Mississippi River at Fort Madison on a gorgeous summer evening.
Under the gloom of Southern California's morning haze, Amtrak 761 arrives into Van Nuys with Amtrak's Phase IV heritage unit on the point for the trip up to San Luis Obispo and return.