On a beautiful clear cool spring day the westbound "Desert Wind" is all buttoned up and ready to accelerate.
Early Amtrak passenger train departing Alexandria
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)
WB "Desert Wind" #35 with a mix of high level cars.
The SW Chief gets underway on it's western journey popping out from under the Post Office.
A San Diegan, with a CalTrain commuter coach from the San Francisco commuter trains, arrives in San Diego while another San Diegan prepares to depart.
westbound Desert Wind passes thru Cajon on way to Los Angeles