Amtrak Train 3, the Southwest Limited, highballs west on the Raton line.
A relatively short eight-car Southwest Limited passes a westbound semaphore near Levy, New Mexico.
Moving westward through Ilfeld, New Mexico, Amtrak Train 3, the Southwest Limited, rolls through the semi-arid landscape.
The westbound Southwest Limited, Amtrak Train 3, makes its station stop at Raton, New Mexico.
With the snow-covered Rockies shining brightly in the distance, Amtrak’s Southwest Limited curves around the iconic Wootton Ranch. This was the one-time home of Richens “Uncle Dick” Wootton... (more)
Scooting along for a good trip through the sand and creosote bushes the "Desert Wind" seems lost in the vastness but provides a welcome change from the dozens of freights that ply this track daily... (more)
Amtrak's Coast Starlights Nos. 11 and 14 meet on the mountainside of Cuesta grade at Chorro, Calif. on Oct. 8, 1996 as southbound No. 11 exists Tunnel No. 11, the last of six tunnels on the descen... (more)
Two F40s and two P40s hustle the 12 cars of Amtrak's Coast Starlight No. 14 northward near Narlon, Calif. on Oct. 8, 1996. The sixth car in the consist is the wine tasting and lounge for passeng... (more)
Amtrak and SCL power working at Raleigh, NC in August 1973
The EB "Desert Wind" is winding it out on the closest thing to a racetrack on the west side on Cajon Pass as the Inland Empire is splayed out in the background on this unusually nice day.