King of the Mountain: Four F40PH EMDs lead a 17 car California Zephyr east through Spanish Fork Canyon on New Year's Eve, 1990.
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, stops traffic on Virginia Street in Reno, Nevada, on March 11, 2003. The city happened to be changing light bulbs from clear to green on the famous s... (more)
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, is about to thread 78-foot Tunnel 29 east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on March 2, 2006.
The westbound California Zephyr (train #5) is about to enter tunnel #1 on the Moffat Route.
A three plus hours late Amtrak #6 is just about to duck under US Hwy 6 at Gilluly, Utah. It will then be on the middle level of the Gilluly loops. The 2% grade here will continue all the way to S... (more)
Amtrak train No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, exits Tunnel 8 and curves around the former location of Tunnel 9 on a 2 percent grade through the tunnel district west of Plainview, Colorado, ... (more)
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, climbs the two-percent grade toward Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on April 22, 2006. In a few moments, the train will circle Big 10 Curve and... (more)
My wife Katie holds our 6-month old Beagle Riley, as they watch Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr climb the two-percent grade toward Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on April 22, 2006. We ... (more)
Amtrak 118 leads the westbound California Zephyr through the low lying dust of a gravel road as the crew gives my camera some waves. Chillicothe, IA on the BNSF Ottumwa Subdivision.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr climbs the front range of the Rocky Mountains through an early snowfall at Plainview, Colorado, on October 26, 2006.
With only a few miles to go before arriving its final destination at Emeryville, the westbound Amtrak California Zephyr sails through the curves at Pinole on the ex-SP Cal-P mainline.
Snaking through Byers Canyon. This is a good warmup for Gore Canyon and Glenwood Canyon, both to come over the next couple hours.
The California Zephyr existing the first tunnel ("Tunnel #1") in the D&RGW Tunnel District.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr loops around the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon before returning to the face of the Flatirons to climb before heading back into the rest of the Tunnel District.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr climbs up to the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon before reversing to climb along the Flatirons above Denver/Boulder. Amtrak 145 leads ... this is now one of Amtrak... (more)