Eastbound Maintenance of Way repositioning move sprints through Delhi, Colorado with a Burlington Northern caboose destined Dalhart, Texas.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief rolls along the plains of northern New Mexico, just a few minutes from its station stop at Raton.
With the "Wagon Mound" plateau providing a looming backdrop, Amtrak train number 4 splits through the ATSF semaphore signals at Levy.
Amtrak's Charger test train races across northern New Mexico at Hebron on a hot summer morning. The purpose of the test train was to see how Amtrak's new Siemens SC-44 Charger units handle on a lo... (more)
Starting to move again after waiting for M.o.W to clear up at Springer and to get a new track warrant, AMTK 202 leads a test train with a pair of Amtrak's new Charger units to see how they'll hand... (more)
Running nearly 8 hours down, and with a little help from the Brand New Santa Fe, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 races through Delhi, CO where the last mainline wigwag crossing sign still service stan... (more)
The Southwest Cheif races across the great nothingness...
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief ducks under the Santa Fe-era searchlight cantilever at Gallinas, on the downwards decent of the famous Raton Pass.
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)
Rerouted empties from La Junta take a dip down the Raton Subdivision and roll past the infamous Wig Wag at Delhi, Colorado.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 catches the last rays of a smoke-diffused sunset as it barrels across rural Colorado enroute to La Junta, Colo., from Raton, N.M. Wildfires in Color... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 catches, quite literally, the day's final seconds of sunlight as it descends Raton Pass on its way into Trinidad, Colo.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief No. 4 catches this late summer sunset outside of La Junta, Colo., on its eastward journey across the original Santa Fe mainline toward Dodge City, Kan., a... (more)
The westbound Southwest Chief travels along the southern Colorado grasslands running a little over two hours late after encountering severe weather in the midwest the night before. The train is se... (more)