NS Virginian makes an appearance in NM.
ATSF 5848, an upgraded SD45-2, leads a post-merger power consist down the long grade from Mountainair to Belen near the control point of Abo, NM. Kodachrome.
After plowing the former Rio Grande narrow gauge main line east to Cresco, Colorado, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad’s Rotary OY rests in front of the coaling tower at Chama, New Mexico, on the n... (more)
Cresting the hill at Mountainair, on its way to Belen, then perhaps Phoenix or Albuquerque.
Old and weathered Southern Pacific and Cotton Belt box cars are now used for storage on a ranch east of Melrose, New Mexico.
Brand new BNSF 7927 has stopped in Abo Canyon due to maintenance of way work near Mountainair, New Mexico, and waits for BNSF 6747 west to roll by.
The engineer on Ferromex 4080 waits at Belen Junction for a signal to back into the Belen yard.
BNSF 8564 and BNSF 8822 wait at Lucy, New Mexico for a new crew to take the coal train west on the transcon towards Belen.
Tick Tock, Time Is Nearly Up
The westbound Southwest Chief weaves its way out of the Rocky Mountains past two relics not long for this world. Both the Signal Line and the Sema... (more)
Chiefs in Serafina. Amtrak Southwest Chief (Train 3, AMTK 5, P42DC leading) made the slow roll down the siding in Blanchard near Serafina, New Mexico awaiting the passing meet with Amtrak T... (more)
BNSF 7602 leads a westbound doublestack through the vast expanse in eastern New Mexico.
Southwestern 3776 and 3910 sit in the interchange yard with the Union Pacific as a typical southwest desert dust storm blows through Deming, New Mexico.
Former Santa Fe 1609 switches cars in the busy Belen yard.
A BNSF tie train enters the siding at Springer where it will tie up for the night.