The railroad once served as the backbone of the American West. With talk of rerouting Amtrak's Southwest Chief from the Colorado and New Mexican Plains, we aim to see the future of the small towns born by the train.
Friday, February 21, 2014
Greetings from Raton, NM. We had quite the morning on the Southwest Chief learning about train travel, meeting passengers, and best of all, conducting interviews with crew members that you'll soon hear on our radio series. Here is Martha with Conductor Gary Norris in the lounge car.