January 5, 2015. Roughly midway through its cross-country journey and with some friendly waving from the crew, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #4 makes an on-time appearance as it travels though Rowe, NM... (more)
Amtrak's Southwest Chief rounds a curve just southwest of Streator, Illinois behind then new "Pepsi Can" GEs. During this period Amtrak trains carried express mail/freight on western tra... (more)
Amtrak's Phase IV heritage engine is on the point of the eastbound Southwest Chief making its station stop in the quiet little town of La Plata.
BNSF 1759 was added to the head end of Amtrak's Southwest Chief due to locomotive issues out west. The train is running several hours late as it arrives in La Plata amid October fall colors. It wa... (more)
There is always a flurry of activity when a passenger train arrives in Fullerton (and there are many of them each day!), but there is extra activity when Amtrak's Southwest Chief arrives - ... (more)
October 27, 2014. Including a friendly wave from the engineer, phase IV Heritage unit #184 leads Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #4 through Rowe, NM on a gorgeous late October afternoon.
I'm riding Amtrak's Southwest Ltd/Chief train #3. We're in the clear for a meet with our counterpart train #4 on Glorieta Pass.
Amtrak P42DC 94,leads AMTK train 4 into La Plata,MO
A trio of Amtrak Dash 8-32BWH diesels hustle train #4, the eastbound Southwest Chief (Los Angeles CA to Chicago IL) through Holbrook, Arizona, on September 1st, 1992. At this point in Amtr... (more)
Seen here, Amtrak's Chicago bound Southwest Chief #4 makes an on-time appearance as it speeds through the small community of Rowe, NM.
A BNSF Dash 9 is leading Amtrak train #4, the Southwest Chief, into Kansas City Union Station for its station stop. The WWI Memorial looms in the distance.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief leans into a curve as they meet an intermodal near Church Rock after a late station stop in Gallup, making track speed towards Albuquerque and Chicago.
One of Amtrak's Heritage diesels, P42DC 156, is on the point of train #4 on the last day of January 2014. The train, the Southwest Chief, makes its first station stop after departing Los A... (more)
At daybreak, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief is behind schedule, but rolling at full throttle off the Crookton Line Change at Williams Junction, AZ--and up the Arizona Divide. Next stop: Flagst... (more)
Running about an hour late, Amtrak is making its short blast up Main 2 from the Argentine Fuel Pad to Union Station before continuing to Chicago.