Salt Lake Central station is bustling with activity through the day with its numerous TRAX light-rail and FrontRunner commuter trains. Once those trains have gone away for the night, two Amtrak tr... (more)
California Zephyr trains typically round Arnold Loop during the midnight hours, so riders were treated to a daytime trip on this 12-hour late train. Also bringing up the rear is a Zephyr original,... (more)
Both westbound and eastbound California Zephyr trains typically meet on or near the Salt Flats during the midnight hour, but passengers on this 12-hour late train were treated to a daytime trip ac... (more)
Both westbound and eastbound California Zephyr trains typically meet on or near the Salt Flats during the midnight hour. This 12-hour late train departed from Salt Lake City about twenty minutes e... (more)
The westbound California Zephyrs typically traverse Soldier Summit between 7-9 PM, but this 12-hour late train gave riders a daytime view. On the tail is the Silver Solarium dome observation car.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr negotiates the confines of Ruby Canyon as it nears the Utah border on a captivating August afternoon in the breathtaking American west. When I walked up to the... (more)
Amtrak #5 heads west rounding the 10 degree curves at Rocky, Colorado. A wet summer has left the grass fairly green for early August. Passengers have a gorgeous day to enjoy the views....
A late-running California Zephyr drops out of Shed 10 and across Butte Canyon Bridge on the long descent of the west slope of Donner Pass. Barely visible in the distance as a thin gray line above ... (more)
California Zephyr number 6 works its way through Kyune, Utah on an early August morning.
Dawn in Spanish Fork Canyon
Notice anything odd about this Amtrak train rolling into Denver's Union Station? I wonder how many bags might have rolled out the door.
The Truckee River is silted up from a thunder storm the previous afternoon. Rain, lightning, thunder and even hail. Love that mountain weather. Amtrak train 6, the California Zephyr, rolls eastbou... (more)
Winding along the Truckee River under increasing clouds and threat of rain, train No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr heads for a stop in Truckee California and then the climb to Donner summit.
The California Zephyr stops at Omaha, but the station on the right is the old and no longer used station. The current station is just next door, and is of the classic Amtrak design.
The westbound California Zephyr comes to a stop to load passengers at the old railroad town of Colfax California.