Probably one of the coolest Amtraks I have ever seen, BNSF 1731 leads Amtrak #3 down Cajon Pass
With more than 900 miles on the point of an active passenger train in the last 24 hours now under its belt, BNSF 1731 idles quietly near the bumper of Track 13 with what was the westbound Southwes... (more)
With more than 900 miles on the point of an active passenger train in the last 24 hours now under its belt, BNSF 1731 eases out of the wash-rack inside Amtrak's Los Angeles 8th Street Coach yard w... (more)
A BNSF SD40-2 normally assigned to yard duty around Albuquerque, NM got to stretch its legs on the point of the westbound Southwest Chief to LA due a mechanical issue with one of the train's P42s.... (more)
Running just over six hours late, Amtrak's Southwest Chief, #3, races down grade from Antares as it makes its way into Kingman. With the help of an ex-ATSF SD40-2, BNSF 1731 gets the honors of pul... (more)
BNSF SD40-2 1731 leads a 6 hour late westbound Amtrak Southwest Chief through Oro Grande on a very hot morning.
Former ATSF #5163, now BNSF 1731, pulls a six hour late Southwest Chief across the BNSF Seligman Subdivision and the busy Transcon. Rich in former Santa Fe history, the Transcon still has many sig... (more)
Running just over six hours late, Amtrak's Southwest Chief, #3, rounds the shaded curves of Kingman Canyon with a EMD SD40-2 leading, BNSF 1731. Formerly ATSF 5163, this 37 year old locomotive get... (more)