Amtrak Southwest Chief
The Amtrak Southwest Chief® provides daily passenger rail travel between Chicago, Illinois, and
Los Angeles, California, with major cities along the route including Kansas City and Albuquerque. The route of the
Amtrak Southwest Chief® has a stop in La Plata, Missouri, the home of the
American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundaton (APRHF),
an Exhibition of Amtrak History,
the Rail Lookout Cabin & Deck,
Depot Inn & Suites and the
Silver Rails Vineyards & Winery.
is a registered trademark of the
National Railroad Passenger Corporation.
This is an Amtrak® fan site. Use of any trademarks™ or registered® trademarks on this web site
does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.
The staff of
TrainWeb and visitors to the TrainWeb site
have been posting rail travelogues, photos and other information related to Amtrak
to these Train Web Sites since 1996. You should always check with
Amtrak for the latest schedules,
services, equipment, etc. Information posted on the TrainWeb website might not always be
up to date, especially from postings that may be from several years ago.
Photographing TRAINS Vol. 1 Amtrak's Southwest Chief by Carl Morrison (Kindle Edition)
First in a Series of Long Distance Amtrak Train Photography Guides. This book tells you where and how to make great exterior and interior train photos along the route of the Amtrak Southwest Chief Los Angeles - Chicago. . This eBook includes tips for taking photos, not only of the Southwest Chief, but of tourist trains, rail museums, and private rail cars close to the Southwest Chief route. Carl gives many suggestions as to where to eat, and where to stay along the way. Includes over 350 photos by the author from over 20 trips on the Southwest Chief to illustrate proven photo concepts. All Photographs and Text, except where noted, By Carl Morrison...
Nov 7, 2015 Latest Outside the Rails book includes glimpse of Galesburg
The authors of "Outside the Rails," a series of informational guides about the Midwest's passenger train routes, visited The Galesburg Public Library Saturday afternoon for a presentation and book signing. Each of their books follows a specific train route, providing pictures of local attractions and factual information; their most recent edition, which follows the route from Chicago to La Plata, Missouri, includes information about Galesburg...
Following the below links leads to far too many travelogues, photos, and other information to view in just one visit.
Be sure to bookmark this TrainWeb.com/southwestchief/ page to make it easy to return to enjoy all that has been posted here by
so many Amtrak rail travelers!
Amtrak Southwest Chief
Travelogues & Photos:
Please click to visit each of the following
Amtrak Southwest Chief® Pages:
TrainWeb Hosted Websites Related to the Amtrak Southwest Chief:
★ Lone Wolf and Santa Fe Railroad