The westbound Southwest Chief continues its westward trek toward Los Angeles, with weather conditions improving toward Lamy and Albuquerque. Two target signals guard the west siding switch with St... (more)
Santa Fe’s eastbound Super Chief, Train 18, had to go in the siding at Blanchard, N.M. to clear for the much heavier unit coal train, operating from York Canyon, N.M. to Kaiser Steel at Fontana, C... (more)
Santa Fe’s all-Pullman Super Chief winds around the horseshoe curve at Blanchard, N.M. en route to its climb over Raton Pass to get out of New Mexico and dash on to Chicago. Five F units were lea... (more)
Amtrak 42, a locomotive painted to commemorate Veterans of the US military, leads Amtrak #3 through the semaphores at the intermediate set between Blanchard and Chapelle, NM on 11/12/13.
Amtrak 42 leads train #3 through the double set of semaphores between Blanchard and Chapelle sidings on the BNSF Glorieta Sub 11/12/13.
All 47 cars of AT&SF's northbound Train 46 are in view as it bends around the first horseshoe curve near M.P. 796 at Blanchard, N.M. Four Alco's, with RSD-7 604 on the head end and three RSD-5's... (more)
Santa Fe's northbound Train 46 rounds a horseshoe curve at M.P. 796 at Blanchard, N.M. en route on the Raton Pass line from Albuquerque to Colorado. Alco RSD-7 604 leads three other RSD-5s on Ap... (more)
Six Alco RSD-15 "Alligators" lead Santa Fe's unit coal train from York Canyon, N.M. to Kaiser Steel Corp. at Fontana, Calif. around ATSF's horseshoe curves at Blanchard, N.M. on Sept. 15, 1968. ... (more)
Amtrak train #3 rounds the curve and knocks down the clear signal at the double set of semaphores at Blanchard,NM on 11/3/11. Even though only 2 Amtrak trains use this line a day, the BNSF Gloriet... (more)