A southbound manifest passes through Pleasant View, Utah. In the background is Mt. Ben Lomond, the original 'Paramount Pictures' peak standing tall at 9,711'.
Preserved SP 7457 on display with a brand new light package, numberboards, and paint job.
After emerging from a snowy Glenwood Canyon, the California picks up speed through Dotsero, only to be stopped shortly after this photo was taken due to a fallen boulder blocking the tracks.
Amtrak's California Zephyr wiggles its way through Glenwood Canyon, Colorado in light snow.
Salt Lake City's Union Pacific Depot had its tracks removed in favor of mall development in anticipation of the 2002 Winter Olympics. Same for the Rio Grande depot down the street, where Amtrak Ca... (more)
Salt Lake Central station is bustling with activity through the day with its numerous TRAX light-rail and FrontRunner commuter trains. Once those trains have gone away for the night, two Amtrak tr... (more)
On Salt Lake City's TRAX system exists a roundabout with light-rail tracks running down the middle.
Does this make it a "thruabout"?
California Zephyr trains typically round Arnold Loop during the midnight hours, so riders were treated to a daytime trip on this 12-hour late train. Also bringing up the rear is a Zephyr original,... (more)
Both westbound and eastbound California Zephyr trains typically meet on or near the Salt Flats during the midnight hour, but passengers on this 12-hour late train were treated to a daytime trip ac... (more)
Both westbound and eastbound California Zephyr trains typically meet on or near the Salt Flats during the midnight hour. This 12-hour late train departed from Salt Lake City about twenty minutes e... (more)
The westbound California Zephyrs typically traverse Soldier Summit between 7-9 PM, but this 12-hour late train gave riders a daytime view. On the tail is the Silver Solarium dome observation car.
A westbound passes through Lava Hot Springs, a resort of sorts with slides, diving boards, soaking pools and tubing down the Portneuf River that flows through town.
Sitting next to a Little Joe electric locomotive, this E9 does its part as a diesel locomotive on display.
Trains between Ogden, UT and Evanston, WY typically run directionally (there is no 'left' or 'right' track because they crossover at Curvo further up the line) unless needed to diverge otherwise. ... (more)
A string of autoracks just crossed the Wyoming-Idaho border, and is headed west on this Oregon Short Line route to Montpelier and beyond.