Amtrak #6 has dropped below the blizzard blowing around Soldier Summit and is now passing Kyune with its center siding. Nearby Highway US 6 has a mile long backup over the summit but #6 just blew ... (more)
A late Amtrak #6 'The California Zephyr' descends Soldier Summit near Kyune,UT on a hot summer morning.
For the second day in a row, I was able to catch Amtrak in territory it shouldn't be seen in the daylight. Still out on the Western Pacific portion of the Zephyr route at first light. Even though ... (more)
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.
Chasing Amtrak out in open territory may not be the best idea. 45 miles from my previous photo. We end up getting to the same spot simultaneously. He had 79 mile per hour track-age, 34 of those mi... (more)
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)
Amtrak #6 is just arriving at Salt Lake Central Station. Central Station is a hub for several modes of transit in the Salt Lake Valley; Utah Transit Authority bus lines, Amtrak, UTA TRAX light rai... (more)
Salt Lake City normally sees nocturnal arrivals and departures of Amtrak's California Zephyr, but when the Zephyrs are rerouted across UP's Overland route through Wyoming, the westbound Zephyr can... (more)
On a frigid November 30, 2004, Amtrak train 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, reflects the warm light of a setting sun as it marches across the desert approaching Mounds, Utah.
Lots of picture potential out in the east desert. The problem is finding trains to do it with. If your lucky you might see 3 to 4 train go a across these rail during daylight hours.
Did a little climbing, and shot a picture I have never shot before. Number 6 is in the Tucker section of the canyon by the Tie Fork rest stop.
Last shot of the day, it's 8:12 p.m. and the sun is still up. Amtrak number 5 is at Colton, Utah.
Nearing where the Pleasant Valley Subdivision splits off. Amtrak 135 and 824 high ball through Colton, Utah.
With a super friendly crew on board. Amtrak number 6 navigates the Narrows. I might add the Narrows is appropriately named as the river, railroad, and highway all funnel into a tight passage of th... (more)
Getting the day started off with Amtrak number 6. The train was running 2 1/2 hours late this morning. So I was able to get some shots that aren't usually possible.