Westbound Amtrak 3 "Southwest Chief" passes Semaphore at Milepost 706.2 between Springer and Colmor (NM)
Running nearly ten hours behind schedule, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief knocks down the first set of semaphore signals on its westbound journey across the Raton Subdivision. The delay was cau... (more)
Decelerating into a temporary speed restriction, Amtrak #4 catches the final rays of sunshine at the pair of semaphores at MP 706, the furthest east of the remaining ones.
Hustling her train up the steep grade out of Colmor, the Amtrak 169 pulls The Southwest Chief up to the final intermediate signal before Levy Siding. The stark, but beautiful landscape of Norther... (more)
The Southwest Chief makes the birds scatter as it splits the blades at MP 706.2 just south of Springer as it heads for a station stop in Las Vegas, NM.
The cloud line is aligned so the Southwest chief is just on the edge as it trots along at maximum authorized speed.
A BNSF High Rail passes through the first set of semaphores on the BNSF Raton Sub ahead of a extra work train laying ballast on the sub on 5/25/16.
The eastbound Southwest Chief stretches its legs across the scenic plains of the New Mexico countryside.
Head-end business is the lubrication that keep the wheels turning on Santa Fe’s train 23, the Grand Canyon, crossing the Cimarron River at the southern edge of Springer, New Mexico, on July 27, 19... (more)
The westbound Chief splits the signals at West Springer, the west end of CTC operations on the Raton Subdivision.
The Grand Canyon in siding at Springer, NM waiting for York Canyon Coal Unit Train. The Late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
Amtrak 206 leads the westbound Southwest Chief by the Northern/Eastern most set of Semaphores on the Glorieta sub.
The westbound Southwest Chief cruises through the six semaphores protecting the siding and main at the ghost town of Colmor.
Drenching thunderstorm produced rainbow just before the Kerry-Edwards Amtrak campaign special. Glad to see BNSF is leaving semaphores operational. No freight action that afternoon.