One of many cantilever signal bridges that guard BNSF's Raton Subdivision stands in the darkness of night, with only the stars serving as a guide to the mountain terrain. A tardy Amtrak #4 had jus... (more)
The Westbound Southwest Chief travels over a calm Mora River as the monsoons take a break, providing for a hot sunny day along the river.
The intermediate semaphores of Bernal, New Mexico stand tall over the high desert as stars in the skies above give way to a powerful monsoonal storm.
The milky way rests above the skies of Delhi, Colorado as the historic mainline wig wag stands dormant over the southern Colorado grasslands. It has been recently rumored that this historic piece... (more)
The last mainline operational Wig Wag on the BNSF system and potentially the western US does its thing as Amtrak's Southwest Chief blasts by westbound. It has been rumored it the signal is endange... (more)
A westbound Z train glides down into Kingman Canyon, one of the final topographical features the BNSF transcon, before the California state line.
The scene depicts steam crews flagging the rails and halting vehicle traffic for 3751 as it prepares to be tucked into the roundhouse for the night, or so it seems. It's all believable until the A... (more)
ATSF 3751 sits on the once Santa Fe Redondo Turntable in Amtrak's 8th Street Yard as part of Steve Crise's night photo shoot, organized by the San Bernardino Rail Historical Society. Models and an... (more)
A track maintenance crew pulls up to check on 3751's crew after a full day of hard work. This is just one of many scenes recreated the 21st century at the now Amtrak owned 8th street yard as part ... (more)
The San Bernardino Rail Historical Society with permission from Amtrak hosted a rare night photo shoot on the grounds of Amtrak's 8th Street Yard. With the help of Steve Crise and his fantastic ph... (more)
As the sun is moments away from setting, an eastbound stack train glides across the northern Arizona desert at normal track speed after a day full of heat restrictions.
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)
One of only a handful mainline semaphore signals throughout northern New Mexico stands guard over the small town of Bernal as the world heads into another day on the railorad.
After going through nearly 7 miles of 5 MPH speed restrictions, Amtrak #4 takes off out of Wagon Mound in an effort to make up the 2 hours lost in its schedule.
Amtrak #4 glides through the greenery that northern New Mexico has to offer as the summer season kicks into full swing.