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A guidebook to Amtrak"s Southwest Chief

Eva J. Hoffman

A guidebook to Amtrak"s Southwest Chief

Albuquerque to Los Angeles

by Eva J. Hoffman

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Flashing Yellow Guidebooks in Evergreen, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amtrak.,
  • Railroad trains -- New Mexico.,
  • Railroad trains -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 116-117) and index.

    Statementby Eva J. Hoffman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF25.A57 H67 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125 p. :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16718236M
    ISBN 100972168354
    LC Control Number2007279944
    OCLC/WorldCa175286460

    The Monte Vista Hotel was one reason to travel to and/or from Flagstaff, Arizona on the Amtrak Southwest Chief. For the 2-star historic hotel fans (I don't have my AAA book to see if it is even listed), the Monte Vista Hotel is a good choice. The Travel Advisor reviews I read mentioned the train noise, which is actually welcomed by us railfans. Our train adventure was aboard the Southwest Chief which originates in Chicago and traverses through seven states (Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California) and ends in Los Angeles. After taking a connecting train - The Missouri Runner from to Kansas City, our family boarded the Southwest Chief train at the Kansas City Union Station in .

    This is the older Amtrak Southwest Chief Route Guide which has a lot more details about the sights along the route than the newer version that is currently given out onboard. Follow the trail of pioneers to scenic wonders and fun! Chicago * Kansas City *Albuquerque Flagstaff * Los Angeles. The Southwest Chief follows a route ages older than. Across the County on Amtrak's Southwest Chief There are some exciting things happening in our family. As a consequence, we needed to get a little bit creative with our family vacation this year. So we decided to take a train across the country!

    SM Enjoy the journey. Call USA-RAIL Visit SOUTHWEST CHIEF ® CHICAGO - KANSAS CITY - TOPEKA DODGE CITY - RATON - LAMY (SANTA FE) ALBUQUERQUE - FLAGSTAFF - LOS ANGELES and intermediate stations CHICAGO – and – LOS ANGELES NRPC Form P3–M–11/2/14 Stock # Schedules subject to change File Size: KB. The Southwest Chief Amtrak Train Route Amtraks Southwest Chief web page Printable Route Guide Interactive Route Atlas Sleeping Car Virtual Tour. If your budget allows book a roomette on any portion of your trip that you spend more the one night on the train. If you shop carefully and book early you do not have to spend a fortune.


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A guidebook to Amtrak"s Southwest Chief by Eva J. Hoffman Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Southwest Chief runs daily between Chicago and Los Angeles, through the vast expanse of the fabled American West. You'll be mesmerized by this region's beauty and allure.

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Experience North America’s greatest cities as well as the majestic Grand Canyon on this exciting day cross-continent train journey. On the first leg of the. Amtrak’s Southwest Chief Route The Southwest Chief route is 2, miles that cross through eight states in about 51 hours.

The Chief stops in more than 30 cities, including Kansas City, Mo.; Albuquerque, N.M.; Flagstaff, Ariz.; and San Bernardino, Calif. Passengers can get on and off at any of these stops, stay as long as they like, and catch the next train through, Author: Diana Lambdin Meyer.

The Southwest Chief (formerly the Southwest Limited and Super Chief) is a passenger train operated by Amtrak on a 2,mile (3, km) route through the Midwestern and Southwestern United runs between Chicago, Illinois and Los Angeles, California, passing through Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and California.

Locale: Midwestern and Southwestern United States. ROUTE GUIDE. THE SOUTHWEST CHIEF will leave you with a lifetime of memories of the spectacular beauty and unique flair of the Southwest, from a route that was blazed by Native Americans and followed by conquistadors, fur trappers, settlers -- and now you.

There are marvelous sights throughout this journey: Los Angeles and the famous Cajon Pass (Steve's. We just took the Southwest Chief from Los Angeles Union Station to Kansas City. We booked the "bedroom" that included all meals, shower and toilet in the room with a sink and closet.

The new Metropolitan Lounge in Los Angeles was amazing and beautiful-well stocked with snacks and a huge TV. Friendly attendants. For two nights we paid over $1, Trains magazine offers railroad news, railroad industry insight, commentary on today's freight railroads, passenger service (Amtrak), locomotive technology, railroad preservation and history, railfan opportunities (tourist railroads, fan trips), and great railroad photography.

Train No. 4, the Southwest Chief, usually runs close to on time from Los Angeles to Chicago. And Amtrak tries hard to mimic the travel experience from the days when the Santa Fe Railway sped the Super Chief across the desert and plains on blazing schedules at speeds occasionally topping mph.

But that was then, and this is now. Amtrak's Train #3 and 4, Southwest Chief runs between Chicago and Los Angeles. Semaphores and Wigwags are still alive. In the meantime, the Southwest Chief continues to run once a day in each direction between Chicago and Los Angeles, following the route of the famous Super Chief.

And, for many miles, the original Santa Fe Trail is clearly visible from the train. Allowing the Southwest Chief, guardian of that heritage, to cease its daily run should be unthinkable. 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. Even at premium prices, however, these bedrooms are still very popular and if you want one, especially on the more popular trains, book well in advance.

I just checked several random dates in May, July and September for both the California Zephyr (Chicago-Bay Area) and the Southwest Chief (Chicago-Los Angeles) and almost half the time, the. Flashing Yellow Guidebooks: Guidebook to Amtrak's Southwest Chief / Eva Hoffman.

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Seller Rating: % positive. The men, caked in dirt and clad in orange safety vests, were replacing a swath of year-old track that was threatening to shutter Amtrak’s Southwest Chief route established before the turn of. Derailment on Amtrak’s Southwest Chief. Ma By Louis Johnston (Source: Flikr Creative Commons) I cringe when I read sentences like this: “Amtrak’s Southwest Chief was carrying more than people when several rail cars derailed early Monday, moments after an engineer noticed a significant bend in a rail and applied the.

**Alcoholic beverages are available as an extra purchase and are not included in fi rst class meal packages. Prices are in U.S. currency and include all taxes. Amtrak accepts major payment cards. If you paid by cash or payment card and did not receive a receipt, your purchase is File Size: KB.

Southwest Chief menu, Multi-color printed paper menu issued in for use on the Southwest Chief (Chicago-Albuquerque-Los Angeles). A painting by artist J. Craig Thorpe, "Partners in Conservation," graces the cover and depicts the Southwest Chief connection to the Grand Canyon Railway at the Williams, Ariz., station.

Menu items cover breakfast, lunch. When you visit our website, we store cookies on your browser to collect information related to you, your preferences or your device. This information is mostly used to make the site work as you.

Southwest Chief Download this document Southwest Chief brochure, Multicolor printed paper brochure issued in June for the daily Southwest Chief (Chicago-Los Angeles). Brochure offers passengers an overview of the train staff, accommodations and photo tips.

From the Ann Owens Collection.The Southwest Chief is Amtrak's fastest train from Chicago to California. Southwest Chief picture page. Striking pictures of the stunning scenery found along the train's transcontinental trip from Chicago to Los Angeles.

All states are represented in pictures. Chicago - Kansas City - .Our train Amtrak Southwest Chief offers daily train service between the windy city of Chicago and the city of angels Los Southwest Chief travels through (8) very beautiful and scenic is,Iowa,Missouri, Kansas,Colorado,New Mexico,Arizona and California for a total for a total of 2, miles end point to end Southwest Chief is a major long haul train a part .