BNSF 7966 leads an empty work train through the semaphores at WSS Levy after dumping ballast between Watrous and Onava the previous day.
A nice suckerhole finds a BNSF work train sitting in the siding at Levy. The train was brought down a few days prior and the power is being held to bring back a couple cuts of hopper cars from Lev... (more)
A pair of BNSF units head east as they knock down the WSS Levy. The power is headed to Colmor where they will pickup a train of track equipment and bring it up to Trinidad.
With the "Wagon Mound" plateau providing a looming backdrop, Amtrak train number 4 splits through the ATSF semaphore signals at Levy.
A relatively short eight-car Southwest Limited passes a westbound semaphore near Levy, New Mexico.
Passing possibly the most-photographed signals in New Mexico, Amtrak’s eastbound Southwest Limited storms through Levy, New Mexico.
Southwest Chief, train No4 heading for Raton is at track speed as it slams the west end of Levy, New Mexico on May 2, 2019.
Amtrak #4 'The Southwest Chief' speeds through West End Levy at 79mph on BNSF's Raton Sub.
An eastbound Santa Fe manifest passes the semaphores at Levy, New Mexico on Santa Fe’s Raton Pass line. In the distance, a westbound is waiting on the siding.
An 86 car eastbound Santa Fe manifest rolls into the passing track at Levy, New Mexico. While freights were scarce at this time, thy have since become nonexistent.
Having just met its eastbound counterpart, Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief slowly proceeds past an active semaphore signal as it makes its way back onto the mainline.
Here we see a true classic, Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits a pair of intermediate blades in Levy, NM as it wastes no time making its way east.
After going through nearly 7 miles of 5 MPH speed restrictions, Amtrak #4 takes off out of Wagon Mound in an effort to make up the 2 hours lost in its schedule.
New ballast has had no effect on leveling the siding at Levy, New Mexico. Here a 73-car eastbound freight rocks and rolls its way out of the siding after getting a clear signal.
Top Ten of 2016. With the year almost over, here's a look back at my Top 10 favorite shots from 2016.9. One of the three main railroad targets of an October trip to Colora... (more)