The eastbound California Zephyr exits Moffat Tunnel a few minutes ahead of schedule, as the sun sets on the first of the yellow aspens.
Number 6 is crossing the Platte River near Ashland.
On a 100 degree July morning, the station work has been completed, the operating crews changed, and the EB California Zephyr is about to depart Grand Junction for Denver and Chicago.
Amtrak's eastbound Zephyr moving through the Rockies heading for Denver
The eastbound California Zephyr hugs the Colorado River for most of the way through its namesake state. A picture perfect sky and setting make the scene.
The California Zephyr snakes along the Colorado River past mountains that dwarf the train.
The California Zephyr heads though some wild and desolate terrain without many signs of life. This scenic area is strikingly beautiful.
The California Zephyr heads along the Colorado River east of Grand Junction.
The California Zephyr heads through Mack with some colorful terrain as a backdrop.
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr drops downgrade off Soldier Summit in Price River Canyon, and is about to cross Highway 191 at Castle Gate, Utah, on May 10, 2006.
The California Zephyr heads east past some magnificent mountains.
The California Zephyr rolls through the barren and stark, yet beautiful countryside of scenic Utah.
It’s late afternoon on June 6, 2001, as Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr emerges from the Moffat Tunnel raising trackside dust as it begins its descent of on 50 miles of two percent grades tow... (more)