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.
Amtrak Train #3 The Southwest Chief arriving at Princeton, Illinois on August 3, 2017.
Featured here, we capture a glimpse of what is a daily occurrence. Running as advertised, Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes it's way past the last remaining operational Wig-Wag Signal on BNSF's natio... (more)
Running as advertised, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 makes its way underneath a Cantilever signal moments prior to ascending Raton Pass.
Amtrak 192 and 2 lead the westbound Southwest Chief over the BNSF Ottumwa Sub after just coming through the Cameron connection and onto the BNSF Chillicothe Sub.
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.
Seen here, the now retired Santa Fe Southern locomotive faces off against the head end of Amtrak's Southwest Chief as it idles alongside the station platform in Lamy, NM.
Seen here, Amtrak's Southwest Chief quickly traverses the southern plains of Colorado as it closes in on its next stop of Trinidad, CO.
Three Amtrak SDP40F hood units hardly two months old yank Train 3 the combined Super Chief - El Capitan up Raton Pass near Gallinas, Colo. on Sept. 2, 1973. AT&SF wound up buying some of the SDP... (more)
Featuring an enthusiastic crew, they wave as their train, Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits a pair of intermediate semaphore signals.
Amtrak 71 leads the westbound Southwest Chief over the Media trestle. Work on the replacement bridge is well underway.
Featured here we see the meeting of Amtrak's Southwest Chiefs. From the cab of Amtrak's westbound #3, the engineer looks on as its eastbound counterpart streaks past.
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)
So Late, it Departed the Next DayAmtrak train #3, the westbound Southwest Chief, arrived in Fullerton, California, at 11:52 PM on July 12, 2017 - just a little behind schedul... (more)
Seen here, Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes its way through the "Village" of Wagon Mound, NM as the sun sets on this beautiful summer evening.