The Southwest Chief passes Wootton Ranch as it climbs Raton Pass
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' races through desolate southern Colorado. Next stop, La Junta...
Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' climbs Raton Pass ducking under the ATSF searchlights at Gallinas.
Due to severe congestion in Trinidad, this empty ethanol train was sent to tie town at Jansen on the north side of Raton Pass.
A BNSF empty oil train slowly makes its way south through the desolate Colorado desert near Timpas.
A rerouted BNSF empty ethanol train climbs the stiff grade into Delhi passing the wigwag on its way south to Trinidad,CO where it would then tie down for a day before heading back north towards Pu... (more)
A two hour late Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' passes by the ATSF signals at 'Jansen' at dusk nearing its next station stop at Trinidad,CO.
The classic Wootton curve shot in southern Colorado of Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' beginning the climb over Raton Pass.
Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' climbs Raton Pass with ease passing the ATSF signals at Wootton,CO.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' hustles past the blades at Colmor on a stormy afternoon in the desert.
A thick fog engulfs the small town of Raton,NM as Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' prepares to makes its stop.
A 2 hour late Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' starts its climb into the mountains of southern Colorado leaving the New Mexico desert behind.
Amtrak #3 'The Southwest Chief' speeds past the semaphores at Wagon Mound,NM.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' speeds through West End Levy at 79mph on BNSF's Raton Sub.
Severe thunderstorms move into the area as BNSF SD70MACe No. 9718 races east knocking down the semaphore intermediates just outside of Wagon Mound, New Mexico, on August 8, 2018.