Rock and or Roll
Rolling along the undulating territory of New Mexico’s Shoemaker Canyon, 4093 heads west towards Glorieta Pass on the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe’s “Passenger... (more)
Mid train helpers assist a westbound Santa Fe train on the Raton Pass line at Watrous, New Mexico.
Passing a watering hole for the local cattle, three relatively rare SD39’s pull a westbound train at Watrous, New Mexico.
Dusk turns to darkness as Amtrak's Southwest Chief traverses the vast grasslands of Northern New Mexico as it passes through the quaint community of Watrous, NM on this crisp winter-like evening.
Three of the Santa Fe’s twenty relatively uncommon SD39’s lead a westbound coal train past a classic windmill in Watrous, new Mexico. It appeared that the SD39’s were assigned to the Raton Subdivi... (more)
July 27th, 2015 marks the end of an era in Watrous, New Mexico, as the passing siding located in town along BNSF's Raton Subdivision loses its iconic semaphore signals. These, along with nine othe... (more)
Amtrak 4 crosses the Mora River and splits the 748 semaphores on what is to be one of their final days.
With a friendly wave from the crew, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief #3 passes through some active (soon to be replaced) semaphore signals as it enters into Watrous, NM, on a beautifully warm sp... (more)
Seen here, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief #3 passes by some semaphore signals in Watrous, NM on a cold and cloudy winter afternoon. Decorated in the Phase III paint scheme, this train features... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief crosses the Mora River east of Watrous and splits the semaphore block signals at MP 748.
While kicking up a cloud of dust, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief #4 is seen as it speeds past a set of active semaphore signals in Watrous, NM.
A hot eastbound BNSF intermodal train takes the siding at the west switch at Watrous, New Mexico, on March 6, 2005.
Amtrak No. 3 curves into Watrous, New Mexico, at milepost 750 on March 6, 2005. In the hole is an eastbound BNSF intermodal waiting for the Southwest Chief to pass on this nice, late winter day on... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief passes the very photogenic blades at the east end of Watrous siding on its journey to California.
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.