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Yard Limit


It isn't often that Amtrak's Horizon Cars are seen on the Southwest Chief, but periodically they are deadheaded between Los Angeles and Chicago. In this video, we document five of these moves.
November 16, 2017 AMTK 54503, coach car on Amtrak 3.
August 18, 2017 AMTK 54503 returns along with 54561, another coach car. This time on Amtrak 4.
January 24, 2018 AMTK 58106, cafe car on Amtrak 3.
November 7, 2017 AMTK 54561 returns on Amtrak 3.
November 13, 2017 AMTK 54510, 54509, and 54505, all coach cars on Amtrak 4.

Bill Anderson

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Your 4K videos are great when viewed full screen. The telephoto scene of the heat waves is enough to make a viewer sweat.

What is the industry/facility on the siding at the 0:52 mark? Do you have videos of it being switched?

Yard Limit

Thanks Bill. I like the telephoto scenes, especially when it's warm outside. Too hot and it gets too messy.
I think the siding is for unloading flour for a general mills plant but I'm not certain about it. I've never seen them switching there, but I think its done on Sunday morning since I've heard on the scanner that the Rosario train that I often video in Bernalillo stops at General Mills before coming north. Some day I'll have to investigate that. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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