Southbound pellet hoppers are led by former Santa Fe GP60M still in Warbonnet colors in front of the Guthrie Union Depot, known locally just as "The Depot".
The Southwest Chief is on time and loading passengers in the shade on this hot New Mexico morning.
Shortly after leaving Silverton, the melting winter snow cascades into the Animas River as Spring Runoff is in full swing.
BNSF "worm" grain train awaits a new crew. Notice the Oakway lease unit SD60 9058, and rear unit GE C40-9W 4630.
Unknown local (Ark City?) idles waiting for permission to continue to Guthrie Yard. GE B23-7 4262 is rear unit, both still in fresh Santa Fe paint.
Freshly cleaned ballast has dust kicked up as this Westbound passes at track speed.
Chasing the setting winter sun just North of Guthrie, OK