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  1. Yard Limit

    Homage to the California Zephyr Cars

    Four California Zephyrs cars, the Silver Rapids, Silver Lariat, Silver Solarium, and Silver Peak were sold to the Cuyahoga Scenic Valley train. They have been a favorite catch in New Mexico and we will miss them. Here are several clips of them passing through Seattle on the Snow Train, in...
  2. Yard Limit

    The Amtrak Southwest Chief in Lamy, NM

    https://youtu.be/TdmzNJJAZvk Lamy New Mexico is 18 miles south of the state capital of Santa Fe. The Santa Fe originally planned to run from Atchison, Kan., to Santa Fe, N.M., and then west to California. As the track building advanced into New Mexico, the civil engineers realized that the...
  3. Amtrak enters Chapelle semaphores

    Amtrak enters Chapelle semaphores

    Amtrak\'s Southwest Chief, the eastbound No. 4, rounds the curve at WSS Chapelle, the west end of the Chapelle, N.M., siding, in July 2015. These semaphores are between Lamy, N.M., and Las Vegas, N.M., but immediately north of the S-Curves and closer to Las Vegas. The exit off I-25 is Bernal...
  4. Highball Train 4

    Highball Train 4

    The hind-end crew of a ballast train watches the departure of Amtrak Tr. 4 from Lamy, NM on December 23, 1984. The caboose is Ce-1 class 999217.
  5. Through Devil's Footstep

    Through Devil's Footstep

    Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief passes under scenic Devil's Footstep rock formations after leaving Albuquerque on its journey from Los Angeles to Kansas City and Chicago. The approach to this shot is at http://www.railroadforums.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=24246&cat=501&page=1...
  6. Amtrak In The Rock Formations

    Amtrak In The Rock Formations

    The eastbound Southwest Chief passes some rock formations at it approaches Devil's Footstep, south of Lamy, N.M. Slide film shot with zoom lens. More scenic views at http://www.trainweb.org/amtrakphotos/
  7. Approaching Devil's Footstep

    Approaching Devil's Footstep

    The eastbound Southwest Chief passes some rock formations at it approaches the highly scenic Devil's Footstep, between Lamy, N.M., and Albuquerque.
  8. Through Beautiful Shoemaker Canyon

    Through Beautiful Shoemaker Canyon

    The Southwest Chief rolls past another scenic cliff in Shoemaker Canyon.
  9. Through Scenic Glorieta Sub

    Through Scenic Glorieta Sub

    Southwest Chief passes some rock formations near Los Cerrillos, N.M., between Albuquerque and Lamy, N.M.
  10. Around Glorieta Curve

    Around Glorieta Curve

    The Southwest Chief rounds a curve at Rowe, N.M., between Las Vegas and Albuquerque. Shot with Provia 100F slide film.
  11. Through Scenic Canyon

    Through Scenic Canyon

    Westbound Southwest Chief rolls through Glorieta Pass, approaching Apache Canyon, south of Las Vegas, N.M., en route to Albuquerque. Shot with 100 speed Provia slide film with 50mm lens.
  12. Through Glorieta Pass

    Through Glorieta Pass

    Westbound Southwest Chief rolls through Glorieta Pass, approaching Apache Canyon, south of Las Vegas, N.M., en route to Albuquerque. Shot with 100 speed Provia slide film with 50mm lens.
  13. Amtrak at Glorieta

    Amtrak at Glorieta

    The eastbound Southwest Chief rolls through the canyons and grades near Glorieta, N.M., north of Lamy, N.M. On the BNSF- former Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, Sept. 2, 2003, with 200 speed film, 35MM.
  14. Amtrak at Glorieta

    Amtrak at Glorieta

    Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief climbs the grades near Glorieta, N.M., after leaving Lamy,N.M., the station stop for Santa Fe. On the BNSF- former Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, Sept. 2, 2003, with 200 speed film, 35MM.



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