With Amtrak's Phase 1 Heritage P42DC in the lead and the last Siemens ACS-64 delivery trailing, a 14 car California Zephyr glides through Wellington Canyon east of Wash on June 5, 2016.
With Amtrak's Phase 1 Heritage P42DC in the lead and the last Siemens ACS-64 delivery trailing, a 14 car California Zephyr curves through Spanish Fork Canyon just after sunrise on June 5, 2016.
The phase I heritage engine has the honors of leading train 6 at detour. The Amtrak executive staff are also in tow.
Amtraks California Zephyr comes into the small town of Helper,UT after its sprint across the desert from Green River
So, here I am sitting on a gray shale hill, all by myself before dawn, out in very rural eastern Utah. Cattle are bawling and a coyote runs across a field near me. I am waiting for Amtrak #6, the ... (more)
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr drops downgrade through Clay, Colorado, on March 16, 2011. In the background directly above the locomotives is “Little 10 Curve,” where the train will be in a ... (more)
The eastbound California Zephyr, No. 6, exits the Florinston Narrows along with the Truckee River. Both mains and the river crowd together through the Narrows.
This past weekend Colorado got a doozie of a spring snowstorm. Denver only saw a few inches of accumulation due to melting, but just a few miles outside of town as the tracks enter the foothills n... (more)
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, runs around a westbound Union Pacific coal empty at Rollinsville, Colorado, on August 5, 2006. The concrete strips on the right are the foundation of... (more)
An on time Amtrak train number six was eastbound about to duck under Interstate Hwy 70 at the east end of Whitehorse siding near the town of Cisco
The California Zephyr is nearing the end of its journey and will be at its final destination in a little while, but not before skirting the scenic San Pablo Bay.
The eastbound California Zephyr is cruising along the former Rio Grande east of Thompson Springs, Utah early on a glorious spring day.
Running on time the westbound California Zephyr is cruising west towards the lowering sun on the former Rio Grande in Utah between Floy and Solitude.
AMTK P40DC No. 822 and P42DC No. 145 both painted in the Phase III scheme lead Amtrak's westbound "California Zephyr" through the eastern rim of Coal Creek Canyon. The train has just cro... (more)