Southwestern 3588 idles in Artesia, NM. SW 3588 spent its early days as UP "fast forty" 8079, often wedged between DDA40Xs, racing between North Platte and Ogden. Now it's finding hones... (more)
A Southbound SWR freight heads south through Carlsbad in the late evening with a ex Austin Western SD50 leading.
Between Carlsbad and Roswell, NM is the small town of Artesia where SWR 3819 is found on a hot July 4th morning.
2 blue Southwestern Railway units at there Carlsbad Yard.
Late evening at Carlsbad, NM finds 2 Southwestern Railway units, first being a former BNSF SD40-2 and the second a Austin Western SD50.
Southwestern Railroad No. 28 leads a westbound Cimarron Valley Railroad freight at milepost 4 west of Dodge City, Kansas, on the afternoon of February 29, 2000.
The dry riverbed of the Pecos River is obvious here as Southwestern’s R81 turn (Carlsbad - Mosaic Mine) crosses the Pecos River trestle 3 miles from Loving, NM.
This former ATSF branch was spun... (more)
There isn’t too much scenery to be had in the salt flats & high desert of southeastern New Mexico, but here is one shot I’ve been planning to hit the past month or two.
A pair of former Austin ... (more)
The conductor sets the derail as SW 28 shoves into the siding at Hockett to tie down for the day. Southwestern's Whitewater Division sees a local between Deming and Rincon a few times a week. Th... (more)
This is ex Union Pacific UP #8079 built 07/1979, renumbered to UP #3588, sold to Southwestern Railroad as SWRR #3588. EMD Serial No. 786218-15
I'm not much for roster shots, but a GP-35 with ALCO trade-in trucks, in the middle of New Mexico, now that's just too cool.