A KCT job comes past Adams Interlocking.
A UP stack train emerges from Neff Yard, heading westbound to Broadway.
BNSF and KCT head westbound by Union Station after sundown.
NS D70 is powered with BNSF locomotives on this Sunday afternoon. D70 would eventually make it to Argentine Yard with this cut of autoracks.
Amtrak 64 leads the descent on the west slope of Raton Pass. Until the early 1950's this stretch was double tracked on both sides of the pass. Now, the second portal is sealed and the west slope h... (more)
The neon sign towering over Raton, NM comes alive at 7pm, allowing this view of the former ATSF passenger depot. The depot is still functioning in the service of Amtrak and BNSF.
Amtrak 3 splits the blades at the east-end of Watrous among the fall colors. The yellow flag was recently placed as a result of slow orders issued from findings from the rail-flaw detector car.
Amtrak 4, the Southwest Chief, having just topped over the summit at Glorieta, proceeds downgrade on a clear signal at the east siding-switch Glorieta.
Amtrak 4 whips around the curve and through the semaphores at the west siding-switch at Chapelle.
The bare, rolling hills of southeast Colorado are punctuated by the autumn colors of the aspen trees and the Southwest Chief. From this vantage point, the train was the only thing seen and heard f... (more)
Low morning light filters over the horizon at Timpas before the test train sets out for the day. An original ATSF station sign outlives the depot, water tank, and other railroad structures at Timp... (more)
The sunlight has eroded, but the lettering on the EMDX 1212 picks up the remaining light quite well. EMDX 1212 will be back at it tomorrow on Raton Pass.
Amtrak 3, the Southwest Chief, blasts through the quiet countryside west of Delhi, CO.
Blue signal protection is in place to allow the test crew to perform daily maintenance on the test consist.
EMDX units head for La Junta to be turned, while two GE's are left tied down with the BNSF test cars.