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The Original California Zephyr
Burlington, Rio Grande and Western Pacific joined forces to run one of the most beautiful and innovative trains in the country, the California Zephyr. It ran from 1949-1970 but was widely recognized as one of the premiere trains in the West.
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Photo ID: 649719

The next to last Western Pacific "California Zephyr" is ready to head West from Salt Lake City.

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WP 804D
Train ID: WP 17
Photo Date: March 20, 1970


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By: Drew Jacksich

Added: Feb 26, 2018

Views: 1,756
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Photo ID: 646695

The 805-D is on the point of the westbound California Zephyr as it zooms by at Magna, Utah near Salt Lake City.

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Magna, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: WP 805-D
Train ID: California Zephyr
Photo Date: January 24, 1966


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Feb 01, 2018

Views: 7,849
Comments: 3

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Photo ID: 645935

Rio Grande eastbound California Zephyr behind PA1 6001, PB-1 6002 and PA-1 6003 near Glenwood Springs, Colorado on July 18, 1951. Rio Grande PA's carried this silver and orange paint from late 194... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco PA1
Location: Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 6001
Train ID: California Zephyr
Photo Date: July 18, 1951


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By: Roger Lalonde

Added: Jan 26, 2018

Views: 7,996
Comments: 4

Favorited: 54
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Photo ID: 560410

Still the Silver Lady and the favorite of passengers after almost two decades, on January 30, 1966, Train 17, the California Zephyr, cruises westward at Rollins, 42 miles out of Denver and 8 miles... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F9(A)
Location: Rollins, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: 5771
Train ID: Train 17
Photo Date: January 30, 1966


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By: Bill Marvel

Added: Dec 31, 2015

Views: 5,517
Comments: 3

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Photo ID: 514958

One of the most favorite passenger trains, the California Zephyr, exits the first of 28 tunnels at Plainview, Colo. before it reaches the big one under the continental divide — the 6.2-mile long M... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Plainview, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 26, 1966


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Jan 17, 2015

Views: 3,313
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Photo ID: 514957

The D&RGW has added a dome of its own (which came from the C&O) and with five F units, Train 17 California Zephyr leaves Denver Union Terminal headed through the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Th... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: Denver, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5764
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 07, 1968


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Jan 17, 2015

Views: 6,743
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Favorited: 50
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Photo ID: 493908

Two CB&Q E units lead the California Zephyr out of Chicago on Oct. 8, 1968. Stainless steel adorns the sides of 9969 and partner. The Zephyr would not last until Amtrak’s birth.

Railroad: Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Locomotive: EMD E8(A)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: CBQ 9969
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 08, 1968


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By: Steve Patterson

Added: Aug 16, 2014

Views: 7,298
Comments: 1

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Photo ID: 470025

The California Zephyr eases to a stop on 3rd Street, ending its 2,525 mile journey as families await the arrival of loved ones, excited children and other bystanders watch the event, most of them ... (more)

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 804-A
Train ID: #17
Photo Date: August 02, 1968


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By: Glenn Anderson

Added: Feb 15, 2014

Editor's Choice Photo
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People's Choice 4

Views: 37,932
Comments: 10

Favorited: 212
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Photo ID: 469379

In a view from California highway 70, the westbound 16-car California Zephyr wraps around the hill at James, a few miles short of Oroville, where a crew and power change will take place.

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Oroville, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 804-D
Train ID: #17
Photo Date: August 03, 1968


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By: Glenn Anderson

Added: Feb 09, 2014

Views: 9,171
Comments: 10

Favorited: 70
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Photo ID: 424608

The eastbound California Zephyr crosses the Colorado River as it slows for a station stop at Glenwood Springs.

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Alco PA-1
Location: Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: 1954


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By: Collection of Eugene Diller

Added: Feb 10, 2013

Views: 9,282
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Photo ID: 423836

From my grandfather, Eugene Diller's, collection. The westbound Zephyr slows for a station stop at Glenwood Springs.

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F3(A)
Location: Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5521
Train ID: California Zephyr
Photo Date: February, 1954


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By: Collection of Eugene Diller

Added: Feb 05, 2013

People's Choice 3

Views: 26,453
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Photo ID: 402090

Happier times: Crowds watch the eastbound California Zephyr slow to a stop at Niles.

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD FP7
Location: Niles, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 804D
Train ID: California Zephyr
Photo Date: July 01, 1968


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By: Tim Repp

Added: Jun 29, 2012

Views: 6,990
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Photo ID: 306258

John rode the CZ and quickly got off to go to the front and snap this photo. To see other views of that trip, click here

Railroad: Western Pacific
Locomotive: EMD F3(A)
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Locomotive #: WP 803-A
Train ID: California Zephyr
Photo Date: September 06, 1957


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By: John Dziobko www.godfatherrails.com

Added: Dec 06, 2009

Views: 13,598
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Photo ID: 304844

The California Zephyr, "The Silver Lady" is late this early June morning as she rushes toward Soldier Summit. #5574 is not often seen on the point, but it has the entire train stretched out, and ... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: EMD F7(A)
Location: , Utah, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 5574
Train ID: 18
Photo Date: June 03, 1968


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By: Martin Matlack

Added: Nov 22, 2009

Views: 7,056
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Photo ID: 254145

Bye!

Railroad: Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Locomotive: n/a
Location: Eola, Illinois, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: California Zephyr
Photo Date: September 10, 1964


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Oct 08, 2008

Views: 7,226
Comments: 1

Favorited: 23
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