Dropping down Donner Pass at the famed Yuba Gap, passengers aboard the Westbound California Zephyr must be enjoying the views of freshly fallen snow...
The morning Amtrak California Zephyr was sporting a double special on this day as it backed into the temporary terminal, with heritage locomotives AMTK 156 (Phase I paint special) and AMTK 66 (pha... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr tackles the snow covered Sierra Nevada Mountains as it rolls along the frigid Truckee River at Boca. The high temperature on Donner Pass was in the mid 20s.
The California Zephyr climbs up the Front Range approaching tunnel one heading westward on the Moffat Route. Last Amtrak station was Denver with the next station in Winter Park just on the other s... (more)
I had grand plans this afternoon to catch the eastbound California Zephyr as it rounded the curve at Crescent amid snow-laden pines with a glorious sunset over the continental divide in the backgr... (more)
Running approximately 4 hours behind the mark, Amtrak's Zephyr 5 heads west along the Truckee River with a broken down P42 and a UP ACe in the lead.
The sun briefly shines late in the afternoon of April 22, 2001, after a good spring snowstorm blankets the mountains around Pinecliffe, Colorado. Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr approaches th... (more)
AMTK 5 backs into Denver's Union Station during the first major snowstorm of the year.
Amtrak #6 is running a little late today; actually over 7 hours late here at Grassy, Utah on UP’s Green River Sub. It was stuck behind a disabled freight in Nevada and then the engineer ran out of... (more)
The California Zephyr, headed up by AMTK 5, backs into Denver's Union Station after a brief pause for a safety check. The first major snowfall of the year blanketed the City in the morning, howeve... (more)
Snow falls as the westbound California Zephyr rounds the curves at Glenshire.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr climbs the front range of the Rockies as it leaves Rocky, Colorado, and heads toward Big 10 Curve on August 11, 2015.
The sun continues to rise as Amtrak's California Zephyr highballs through the Utah desert with on its daily eastward run through the desolate American west.
The westbound California Zephyr starts its climb up the Rocky Mountains as a dense patch of fog begins to lift along the foothills.
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr curves out of Wash, Utah, and is entering Wellington Canyon on May 12, 2006. Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” from Helper waits at the east end of Wash sidin... (more)