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[video=youtube_share;c0ehRa6IJzw]https://youtu.be/c0ehRa6IJzw[/video]

This video is dedicated to our friend Chris who was engineer on these two trains!
Amtrak 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief led by AMTK 164, September 29, 2017.
Amtrak 3, the westbound Southwest Chief led by AMTK 179, September 30, 2017.
 

Bill Anderson

Well-Known Member
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Your best video yet. Love the music, the cloudburst, and the humming bird silhouetted in the rainbow at the very end.

I was surprised to see semaphores still in use. Does the SW Chief still go over Raton Pass?
 

roee

Active Member
#5
I'd sure like to get out there sometime and video trains passing the semaphore signals. I like how you got the signal activating. Too bad there isn't more traffic out there.
 

Bill Anderson

Well-Known Member
#6
The semaphores in the video look very wellmaintained. There is probably no incentive to replace them if the line sees little traffic. Did the York Canyon coal mine shut down?
 


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