Engineer Kyle Ellis is getting Amtrak Train 4 back up to 90 MPH on Main Track 1 of the BNSF Marceline Sub. after crossing the Missouri River Bridge at Sibley, running on time out of KCY.
Amtrak Train 4 briefly visits this old barn just west of Floyd on the BNSF Marceline Sub., bound for Chicago and running on time in 90 MPH territory.
Locomotives: AMTK 166, AMTK 84
From atop the embankment, we get a glimpse of Amtrak's Southwest Chief running as advertised as it slowly traverses Apache Canyon on a cold and stormy early Autumn afternoon.
A usual pair of P42's lead Amtrak Train 4 up to the Main Line Fuel Pad on Main Track 2 at BNSF Argentine Yard. They're running behind this morning, 3 hours and 26 minutes late into KCY at 1050.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief kicks up a little snow at it flies east across the Missouri River plains en-route for Chicago at a mere 89MPH.
On the former Santa Fe Transcon, Amtrak's Phase I 40th Anniversary unit leads the eastbound Southwest Chief as it crosses over Ellison Creek on a large railroad trestle east of Media on Feb... (more)
Engine 3 leads Amtrak Train 4 and the Veterans Unit east on the BNSF Marceline Sub.-NS Kansas City District at Henrietta right on time, and running track speed.
Locomotives: AMTK 3, AMTK 42
With 3 engines and 12 cars, Amtrak Train 4 blasts east on the BNSF Marceline Sub. at the 422 signal bridge near Orrick.
There was no #4 yesterday, because it struck a misalignment in the tra... (more)
Amtrak's Veterans Locomotive heads up Train 4 at Atherton on the BNSF Marceline Sub. As the grandson of a 34 year US Army and Missouri National Guard Vet drafted in 1953, I appreciate the sentime... (more)
Amtrak Train #4 makes 90 MPH thanks to the ATS inductor next to the baggage car and the pickup shoe on the lead unit's head axle highlighted by the dust kicked up on the crossing. This Ex-ATSF si... (more)
Featuring a friendly wave from the crew, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #4 traverses the “Big City” of Rowe, NM on this beautifully crisp mid-Winter afternoon.
As the quickly setting sun disappears below the horizon, the last bit of sunlight can be seen reflecting off of Amtrak's Southwest Chief. Here it idles alongside the station platform in Raton, NM ... (more)
Featuring a photogenic crew, an engineer throws up "Jazz Hands" as his train, Amtrak's Southwest Chief traverses the quaint community of Rowe, NM on this stormy New Years Day.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief splits the Santa Fe semaphore signals at Wagon Mound on the afternoon of June 7.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief rolls east along the outskirts of Raton, N.M., at a track speed of 79 MPH.