After a day of thunderstorms stretching from Raton to the Arizona border, a small break in the clouds allow rays of sunlight to cast upon the intermediates at Bernal as #3 knocks them down. These ... (more)
The moon rises over the east siding switch of Chapelle in one of the last fleeing days of these iconic signals. The 'Southern Infestation' of signals from Las V... (more)
They Will Be There Until They Are Not. On April 14, 2022, Webb Rail's former Northern Pacific Railway Budd built Pullman dome/sleeper 313 (WEBX 801044), former Northern Pacific Railway Budd... (more)
The stars of the universe glow an intense shine over the darkness of northern New Mexico as the intermediate semaphore blades stand guard over the former ATSF Transcontinental. Despite being over ... (more)
Classic American Railroading.
Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, is seen splitting the semaphores near Bernal, New Mexico as it climbs the steep grade through the mountains. ... (more)
The westbound Southwest Chief splits the intermediate signals west of Bernal, NM.
Amtrak train number 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, splits the blades at milepost 791.2
The westbound Southwest Chief begins its climb to the summit of Glorieta Pass.
Just another afternoon at Bernal as #3 knocks down the semaphore intermediates.
The Southwest Chief passes the 791.2 blades
Moments away from knocking down a semaphore signal displaying a Proceed indication, Amtrak's Southwest Chief makes its way through Bernal, NM.
Running as advertised, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief splits the blades as it knocks down an intermediate pair of semaphore signals on this stunningly hot summer afternoon.
Amtrak 41's bug-splattered nose meets the ancient semaphores still protecting Bernal, a hundred years after they were installed.
A blast of red, white, and blue brings life to the otherwise dark and lonely town of Bernal, NM as winter storms move in over the area. The semaphore blades still stand on this mainline, but it's ... (more)