Sleeping car passengers have their cameras at the ready as the westbound California Zephyr climbs into the Sierra Nevada Mountains and over Donner Pass.
Amtrak #6 rounds the curve in Alta, CA on a warm summer afternoon.
Early afternoon Amtrak #6, the California Zephyr, climbs the grade between Penryn, CA and Newcastle, CA on the number 2 track on a perfect winter day.
Rounding the reverse curve in Alta and throttling back up on the grade after receiving a clear signal is Amtrak #6 on a cold afternoon in the Sierras. The snow is beginning to melt and the red cla... (more)
Amtrak No. 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, climbs Cedar Hill at Cedar, Utah, on the morning of May 10, 2006.
Amtrak #5 threads thru Tunnel 29 in the Colorado Rockies. A close look will reveal a few patches of snow from a storm that dropped 20+ inches of snow on this spot, less than a week before....
Deep in the Tunnel District between Plainview and Crescent, Colorado, Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr threads through Tunnel 15 on May 14, 2017.
Amtrak No. 5 heads west out of Plainview, Colorado, on the morning of May 14, 2017. The train is passing through Tunnel 3 in a series of tunnels that penetrate the unique Flatiron rock formations,... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr threads through 75-foot Tunnel 29 east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on the morning of May 13, 2017.
Running a bit late on its eastbound trip across Donner Pass, Amtrak's California Zephyr is about to duck into the snowshed at Norden. Trailing is Budd observation car "Dagny Taggart", formerly NYC... (more)
The morning California Zephyr leaves Denver's Union Station sporting a triple header lashup in anticipation of running through heavy snow in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Amtrak’s California Zephyr is climbing the two percent grade westbound toward Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on September 6, 2001.
A early morning Utah Railway coal train waits to enter the main. As Amtrak number 6 the Zephyr races by.
Amtrak Train #5 at Norden exiting the 10,322' long "Big Hole" tunnel that is bored under Mount Judah between Soda Springs and Eder.
Number 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, is "one-lungged" today after giving his second unit to #5 at Denver the evening before. The train is now 5 hours late as it passes BNSF's Gibson Yard in... (more)