Blue hour is upon Abo Canyon as a ballast train meets a stack train.
It's golden hour in Abo Canyon as a stack train rolls West.
BNSF 8518 is about to duck under Highway 60. In a few hundred feet from where the train is, the mainlines will split for a few miles.
A pair of SD70ACe locomotives lead a vehicle train through the desert.
A four pack of GE locomotives lead a high dollar Westbound through Abo Canyon.
After a fairly treacherous hike, my friend and I found this location overlooking the BNSF main. Shortly after arriving, our efforts were rewarded with a meet!
The dynamic brakes on BNSF 7163 are whining, as the train glides through Abo Canyon on a gorgeous Winter day.
BNSF 6207 leads a manifest through Abo Canyon. The train is just about to roll under the Highway 60 overpass.
A stack train grinds up grade at Abo Canyon.
On the morning of July 17, 1985, a westbound Santa Fe intermodal train hustles over Bridge 874.2 at the west end of Abo Canyon at Sais, New Mexico. Powering the train are four models—an EMD SD40-2... (more)
Yet another eastbound Santa Fe freight climbs out of Abo Canyon with a nice mix of power.
My only time at Abo and Raton was in 1992 on the heels of chasing ATSF 3751 from KC to Alberquerque and riding a C&TS photo freight. A morning walk in from the Highway 60 overpass near Scholle wa... (more)
This view has been captured by a few over the years. I was fortunate to get 3 trains here to close out a great day of photography around Abo Canyon.
Santa Fe power mixed with an LMX leaser exits Abo Canyon with a westbound train headed for Belen, NM. A couple years into BNSF, it was nice to still be able to see "pure" Santa Fe locos,... (more)
Blue and yellow warbonnets bring a Maersk train thru Abo Canyon in 1992.