Amtrak No 5, the eastbound California Zephyr passes through the scenic wonders of Little Gore Canyon between Radium and Azure, Colorado, on August 3, 2014. Trailing the road power is a new Siemens... (more)
Lookout Mountain can be seen in the background as Amtrak no 6, The California Zephyr, eases down the grade from Big Ten Curve towards Rocky. The third unit is a brand new Siemens ACS-64 electric l... (more)
A GE C40-8, borrowed from the Union Pacific, pulls a 16 car California Zephyr east through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon on July 21, 1990.
Thank goodness for Amtrak! A remarkably beautiful day in the Colorado mountains was also a remarkably slow day on the Moffat Sub: The only movement between noon and 8pm was the eastbound Californi... (more)
Amtrak No. 5 leaves Rocky, Colorado, on clear blocks, even though Union Pacific MNYRO climbs through Tunnel 1 in the background ahead of the passenger train. Amtrak is approaching milepost 19 and ... (more)
With storms passing to the east, Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, traverses rugged Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on August 4, 2014.
The westbound California Zephyr cruises along the Colorado River on the Dotsero cutoff. It is late winter, with snow still lingering at the higher elevations. Olympus OM-2n, 50mm f/1.4, Kodachrome... (more)
Running perfectly on time, Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr rolls through Glenwood Canyon beside the mighty Colorado River just east of Glenwood Springs, CO on February 7, 2015.
With Amtrak P42DC No. 145 in “Heritage Phase III” paint on the lead, train No. 5, the California Zephyr, crosses the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon and approaches Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado,... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr train No. 5 prepares to depart the Rio Grande depot in Salt Lake City on Dec. 12, 1998.
The outbound California Zephyr outruns a BNSF auto train west of the Naperville station.
Making track speed (70 MPH), the westbound Zephyr just hit the detector at MP 375.4 between Newcastle and Silt on UP's Glenwood Springs Subdivision. One of the P42DCs on the Zephyr stopped loading... (more)
Amtrak train 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, rolls into Glenwood Springs, CO a few minutes before stopping at the depot downtown on a sunny February 1, 2015.
A combo plate of power (GE P42DC, GE P32BWH, EMD F40PH) lead the California Zephyr east into the sunlight in Spanish Fork Canyon on Sept. 25, 1998.
The eastbound California Zephyr passes the junction with the U.P. Craig branch, which curves up the hill to the right. Amtrak units 129 & 191 with seven cars.