Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman, on the right, waves from the rear platform of business car 10001, "Beech Grove," as train 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, departs Fullerton, California - the t... (more)
Amtrak CEO Joseph Boardman converses with a local railfan from the rear platform of business car 10001 ("Beech Grove") as train 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, makes its first stop (in Fu... (more)
the Southwest Chief is seen eastbound at the BNSF commerce engine facility
No. 4 approaches the bridge that crosses over the ex-CB&Q at Cameron.
In a very rare lineup, an inbound Amtrak moves from main 3 to main 1. Normally this train would be on mains 1 or 2, but track work and an outbound Amtrak made this necessary.
The terminated Southwest Chief rounds the Canal Street Wye to position itself for servicing and redeployment.
The eastbound Southwest Chief is just starting it's eastward trip, having departed LAUS about 10 minutes before. The headlamps seen in the distance are frieghts waiting to follow #4 east out of Ho... (more)
The Super Chief continued under Amtrak with Santa Fe colors and ex-Santa Fe equipment. Getting this shot of an eastbound Chief and a westbound freight was no problem in 1972. This was a great spot... (more)
After the slightly overdue train number 4 pulled into Fullerton Station on a balmy Spring evening, the assistant conductor alighted from the now open door on her car and greeted those who were hea... (more)
The eastbound Southwest Chief cruises past the red cliffs near Coolidge approaching the Continental Divide on the Gallup Sub.
The Southwest Chief out runs a thunderstorm across the flat New Mexico landscape west of Albuquerque.
A late running Southwest Chief hustles east past a waiting stack train.
The Southwest Chief is backing into Chicago Union Station
The eastbound Southwest Chief races across the beautiful Nex Mexico landscape towards a stop for passengers in Gallup.