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)
During a light drizzle, I was able to photograph my first Amtrak heritage unit. Also on hand is Union Pacific Olympic unit 2002 to complete the photo opt.
AMTK 93 passes through Rocky, Colorado and will soon enter the Big 10 Curve.
The morning Amtrak train heads out from Denver's Union Station, passing under one of the many viaducts that carry vehicle traffic over the heavy and light rail lines radiating from the downtown tr... (more)
Amtrak No. 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, approaches the west switch of Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of March 15, 2015.
On the morning of the Summer Solstice 1987, Amtrak's California Zephyr crests 7440 ft. Soldier Summit on Rio Grande's Subdivision 6 mainline.
Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr, train no. 6, led by P42DC no. 204 rounds the horseshoe over CO-HWY 72 in Coal Creek Canyon just west of Denver.
Amtrak 89 leads the westbound California Zephyr through Brookfield on a pleasant Easter Sunday.