Night In KCY. The Amtrak Southwest Chief (Train #3) arrived on the evening of August 3, 2016 with an even larger consist than usual. With the Amtrak Exhibit Train on its way to Pueblo, Colo... (more)
An increasingly late Southwest Chief knocks down the hallowed intermediate semaphores at milepost 722.2.
In Search of Searchlights: A late running Amtrak Southwest Chief, bound for Los Angeles, accelerates out of Riverside. As it rounds the curve west of the station, the train passes one of th... (more)
Speeding Past Semaphores.
Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, is seen passing semaphores near Wagon Mound, New Mexico as it races across the prairie.
I was in Denver for a... (more)
Classic American Railroading.
Amtrak train 3, the westbound Southwest Chief, is seen splitting the semaphores near Bernal, New Mexico as it climbs the steep grade through the mountains. ... (more)
Chiefs in Serafina. Amtrak Southwest Chief (Train 3, AMTK 5, P42DC leading) made the slow roll down the siding in Blanchard near Serafina, New Mexico awaiting the passing meet with Amtrak T... (more)
Short timers. The Ancient AT&SF intermediate semaphores in Colmor, NM greet the Amtrak Southwest Chief on the afternoon of Wednesday, September 2, 2020 with AMTK 5 (P42DC) leading. BNSF Railway, A... (more)
Sole survivor. There is presently only operational one wig-wag signal on a main line railroad in the United States of America, and it is a Union Switch and Signal manufactured Magnetic Flagman upp... (more)
After a couple of years out of service, 42 finally hits the rails again, leading the Southwest Chief on Amtrak’s 49th Anniversary.
In the blazing afternoon sunlight, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief races west through Rosario, NM and on towards Albuquerque on September 4th, 2019.
As the conversion to new signals has begun, there are only a few hotspots left where the Amtrak train 3 and 4 can be photographed.
Amtrak kicks up snow on its way into Naperville Metra station to take its passengers to the sunny beaches of LA
Southwest Chief in the Concrete Jungle: After arriving in Los Angeles, the train set for the Southwest Chief returns to Amtrak's 8th Street yard to be cleaned and prepared for the train's e... (more)
The westbound Southwest Limited, Amtrak Train 3, makes its station stop at Raton, New Mexico.
Thunderstorms build in the background as Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief races through the intermediate Semaphore Signals by Colmor siding.