Santa Fe 841 leads BN 8027, LRCX 8112, and BN 7107 east over the Valmora bridge as it heads for Raton, New Mexico.
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 westbound Southwest Chief squeezes through a rock cut in the secluded area northeast of Watrous, New Mexico known as Valmora.
Running as advertised, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 traverses through Valmora, NM, on a beautifully brisk mid-winter afternoon. Today's train features Amtrak's original Veterans unit, #42 as the le... (more)
Way off the beaten path in the vicinity of Valmora, New Mexico, the westbound Southwest Chief, the lifeline of a number of small communities along its historic route, squeezes through a rock cut n... (more)
Clouds build in the New Mexican sky as Amtrak No. 3 rounds the curve at the intermediates in Valmora just east of Watrous. Tri-light signal replacements have been installed, but are not in service... (more)