After one of the P42DCs suffered mechanical failure at ABQ, BNSF provided a rescue unit in the form of an SD40-2. The unit lead the Southwest Chief all the way to Chicago.
BNSF 1759 was added to the head end of Amtrak's Southwest Chief due to locomotive issues out west. The train is running several hours late as it arrives in La Plata amid October fall colors. It wa... (more)
Added to the train in Albuquerque, New Mexico, BNSF 1759 makes all of the track speed as it hauls through Dallas City, Illinois.