In the early morning sunlight, a tardy Amtrak 4 races west through the desert in Darling, AZ.
#184, Heritage Phase IV, leading the Southwest Chief on it's way to Las Vegas, NM. In trail are two new 'Charger' locomotives.
The eastbound Southwest Limited, Amtrak Train 4, has crested Raton Pass, and is nearing Wooton, Colorado as it rolls toward Trinidad on a beautiful May evening.
The eastbound Southwest Chief begins to accelerate out of a Form B west of Bosworth.
The Southwest Chief races east across northern New Mexico behind Phase III commemorative locomotive 145 and a brand new "Phase IIIb" baggage car.
Added to the train in Albuquerque, New Mexico, BNSF 1759 makes all of the track speed as it hauls through Dallas City, Illinois.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief hustles past the famous blades near Wagon Mound NM under stormy skies in September 2001.
The Southwest Limited gets a wash at the station atop. Shortly after leaving Albuquerque The train will run through Raton Pass with all its scenic glory. In the dome cars some will look with fasc... (more)
East bound Amtrak 4 passes the endangered cantilever signals at West Baring, Mo. on the BNSF Marceline Sub.
Amtrak 4 backs into CUS with a variety of paint schemes.