Amtrak's Southwest Chief sprints west along the ex ATSF transcon chasing the sunset at the end of another day in the desert.
Back When This Train in Fullerton was a Rare EventThe Santa Fe Railway passed through the middle of downtown Pasadena, California. And on New Year's Day, the city of Pasadena hosts ... (more)
"Nothing changes on New Year's Day"U2 got it wrong, as one thing, at least, does change on New Year's Day: The Santa Fe Railway passed through the middle of downtown Pasadena, Cali... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief as seen from a different perspective.
Seen here, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief idles alongside the station platform in Lamy, NM on a beautifully lush summer afternoon. Having been added due to mechanical issues earlier en route, ... (more)
Southwest Chief leaves Chicago Union Station for Los Angles, while the Lake Shore Limited which is behind schedule heads in to Union Station and a BNSF Metra train heads for the Racetrack also.
Two Commemoratives, One TrainAmtrak train #3, the westbound Southwest Chief, departs Fullerton, California, on February 9, 2017, as it heads the last 26 miles of its journey ... (more)
Amtrak Train #3 makes its station stop at KCY in track 30, arriving 14 minutes early. On the rear of the train are the "Pacific Union" and the "Royal Street", which will be se... (more)
Here we see a shot that I've wanted to capture for quite some time, and today I was finally able to achieve it. It's a brisk 9°F on this crisp mid-Winter morning in Southern Colorado, and the fres... (more)
As a winter storm culminates overhead, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 is seen traversing Bernal, NM past an operational semaphore signal. These historic signals continue to withstand the test of time... (more)
What better way to kick off the New Year than with some semaphores. Having withstood yet another year, featured here are two of many remaining operational semaphore signals in the area. The first ... (more)
Winter Park Express CarAmtrak train #3, the Southwest Chief, departed Fullerton, California, 51 minutes late on December 28th. Considering it traveled all the way fro... (more)
Top Ten of 2016. With the year almost over, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from 2016.9. One of the three main railroad targets of an October trip to Colora... (more)
Destined for warmer climates, Amtrak's California bound Southwest Chief dashes through blizzard conditions as snow quickly accumulates on a brutally cold winter afternoon.
After stopping in Las Vegas, Amtrak #3 splits the semaphore signals just outside of town as it makes it's way to the west coast.