Having just endured over an hour of 10mph running due to a current slow order, Amtrak's Southwest Chief wastes no time resuming its 79mph allotted trackspeed as it makes its way past the Madrid cu... (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.
Amtrak #3 heads down Cajon Pass in the early morning running the usual 2+ hours late.
As seen from atop of a tree, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief #3 reaches the summit of Glorieta Pass and now begins to negotiate the downgrade trek.
Running over sixteen hour late, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief, train #3, makes a daylight appearance through the northern Arizona region on the first day of May 2017. The delay was due to a n... (more)
Once again representing Phases III, IV, and V Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits the blades as it makes its way through Bernal, NM on a beautifully hot late Spring afternoon. Highlighted are only two... (more)
Running about 4 and a half hours late. Amtrak #3 descends down the Cajon Pass with the Phase IV Heritage unit, Amtrak 184.
Heritage Unit leading Southwest Chief out of Union Station.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief skirts along the New Mexico high desert at sunset after a brief delay near Mesita. The train will trek across western Mew Mexico and much of Arizona under... (more)
Featured here, moments prior to pulling away from the station platform in Lamy, NM we see Amtrak's Southwest Chief. Running approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes behind schedule, the train makes an... (more)
A late running westbound Southwest Chief passes the Cargill grain elevator at Verdemont.
Featured here, we see Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief as it speeds past the semaphores signals located in Wagon Mound, NM, knocking down one in the process.
Amtrak #3, the Southwest Chief is on time as it slows for its scheduled station stop of Albuquerque NM. On point is Amtrak Heritage 156 w/ Amtrak 42, the Veterans unit, trailing ...
Splitting the blades, Amtrak's Southwest Chief passes through an active pair of semaphore signals located outside of Springer, NM. Highlighted are only two of many in the area that remain operatio... (more)
It's a beautifully warm afternoon on this Cinco de Mayo, and here we see Amtrak's Southwest Chief as it makes its way through Apache Canyon minutes prior to reaching Lamy, NM.