There isn't a cloud in the sky on this chilly February morning as the westbound Zephyr, running about 30 minutes late, climbs toward Tunnel 1 in a snowy winter wonderland. The lack of cloud cover ... (more)
West South Draw
South Draw is a horse shoe curve situated behind the Flat Irons on the other side of Eldorado Mountain in Eldorado Canyon. It is the 3rd set of horse shoe curves beginn... (more)
A westbound California Zephyr emerges from a tunnel in Gore Canyon as it hugs the banks of the Colorado River.
Tunnel 29 plays host to Amtrak 5 in classic colors.
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr skirts the vertical sandstone cliffs the tower above the Colorado River in Ruby Canyon. The train has just passed stored hoppers in the siding at Utaline, Co... (more)
Dense wildfire smoke and a bright sunrise creates a glow around the California Zephyr as it runs towards Roggen, Colorado.
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr makes a bee line out of Utaline, Colorado, as it follows the Colorado River through Ruby Canyon on June 24, 2021.
AMTK 17 and 2 sister locos head the California Zephyr, east of Truckee in 1998. What is the carriage immediately behind the locos?
The California Zephyr arrives at Keenesburg just as Mother Nature provides a spectacular colorful Colorado sunrise.
Below the imposing escarpment of Dodge’s Bluff, Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr traces the Colorado River in spectacular Ruby Canyon just east of Utaline, Colorado, on June 23, 2021.
The California Zephyr arrives at Keensburg, Colorado at sunrise.
The California Zephyr runs though West Keenesburg right at sunrise. The merlot-colored sky is due to the smoke from the numerous wildfires west of Colorado.
Amtrak in some country not usually seen in the daylight. Four and a half hours late. Amtrak number 6 the Zephyr is still out on the Shafter Sub. With the heavy traffic from the detour trains on th... (more)
Dawn is breaking as the California Zephyr kicks up the snow while running at track speed through Hudson, Colorado.
The California Zephyr #6 train departs Denver around 7:00 pm, in time to get a golden Colorado sunset shot as it heads towards Keenesburg, Colorado.