Amtrak 91 leads The Chief into Track 30 at Kansas City Union Station early in the morning.
A late running Southwest Chief greets the early morning sun on Santa Fe's Crookton Cutoff at Eagle Nest, Arizona.
Lined Up and Ready to Leave - Amtrak Train #4, the Southwest Chief makes it's nightly station stop at Fullerton California with an unusual GE Dash 8 in the lead.
The train was an hour... (more)
The Southwest Chief with a Dash 8 - Amtrak Train #4, the Southwest Chief makes it's nightly station stop at Fullerton California with an unusual GE Dash 8 in the lead.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief comes off the Cameron Connection between the BNSF Chili Sub and the BNSF Ottumwa Sub headed for Chicago.
Paralleling Interstate 25 at an impressive maximum speed of 79MPH, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief marches across the New Mexico desert enroute to Colorado and points east on its Chicag... (more)
Catching the late evening sun at Levy, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief observes a maximum passenger speed of 79MPH as it glides through the Santa Fe semaphore signals at West Levy.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief zips by a clear signal on the mainline at the east end of Chapelle siding under a crystal clear New Mexico sky. After this train's passage these classic s... (more)
Amtrak 124 leads #4 into La Plata a few minutes ahead of schedule.
Amtrak #3, the westbound Southwest Chief, was running very, very late on Friday, December 28th, 2012. So late that the equipment had not yet arrived in Los Angeles before #4, the eastbound... (more)
Amtrak’s train No. 4, the Southwest Chief, is traversing a scenic curve just east Cosnino at Milepost 331 near Flagstaff, Arizona, on April 20, 1990. The San Francisco Peaks dominate the backgroun... (more)
The big news in Fullerton on Friday, December 28th, 2012, was that the westbound Southwest Chief was running nearly 13 hours late, and had a BNSF SD70MAC on the point. The surprise that ev... (more)
Amtrak train #4 passes as old water tank as it blazes east at 90MPH on the BNSF Gallup Sub near Sanders, AZ on 8/16/12.
The Southwest Chief passes West Sibley and the soon to be removed Santa Fe Searchlights on the BNSF Marceline Sub. with AMTK 184, the Phase IV 40th Anniversary Locomotive on the point.
Amtrak's Southwest Chief accelerates out of the station in Fullerton, California, on Friday, October 26th, 2012. with just 2239 miles to go, train #4 will arrive in Chicago, Illinois, at 3... (more)