It was a snowy morning on Raton Pass as the Southwest Chief encountered showers from Starkville, CO to just west of Raton. Here, No. 3 cruises into the double track and prepares for the station s... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief has just departed the Raton station and is heading for Raton Pass. It will take the train about an hour to cover the 20 miles between Raton and Trinidad, Colo.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief has finished its grueling climb over Raton Pass and is arriving at the town of Raton on its westward trip.
Amtrak 145/154 lead the westbound Southwest Chief, rolling off Raton Pass on approach to Raton, NM, before hitting the racetrack that will take these passengers west to Los Angeles.