The California Zephyr 5 train pulls three private cars, making is one of the longest Zephyr trains since the Covid pandemic.
The California Zephyr climbs the grade towards Tunnel #1 out of Coal Creek Canyon. The scar on the landscape in the background is from developers paving paradise to put in yet more homes..
The California Zephyr has exited Coal Creek Canyon and climbs towards Tunnel #1 at Plainview, Colorado, pulling three private cars on the back of the train. The air is thick with white smoke from... (more)
With heavy smoke from the Canadian wildfires wafting through the Colorado Front Range, the California Zephyr gets ready to cross Blue Mountain Road as it enters Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
UP 8243 (ES44AC) leads a power heavy freight up the grade at Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado towards Tunnel 1.
Amtrak engine #54 (P42DC) rounds the corner as it heads through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado and climbs towards Tunnel 1 at Plainview.
The California Zephyr climbs out of Coal Creek Canyon and is about to enter Tunnel #1 at Plainview, Colorado on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
A spring snowstorm frosted the foothills as the California Zephyr runs through Coal Creek Canyon on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
Amtrak engine 172 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through the horseshoe curve at Coal Creek Canyon, crossing over Highway 72 as it heads towards Crescent, Colorado.
Light snow is falling as Amtrak engine 007 joins a 50th anniversary P42 as they lead the California Zephyr through Coal Creek Canyon and over Highway 72.
The California Zephyr gets ready to cross Blue Mountain Road and will soon be running through the tunnel district of the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
The red glow from a Colorado sunrise shines off BNSF 5694 (AC4400CW) as it shoves a freight up the Moffat Tunnel Sub at Coal Creek Canyon.
The California Zephyr 6 train needed a little help when one of their P42DC engines was set out for a bad wheel bearing. UP 5518 (C45ACCTE) came to the rescue and lead the train all the way to Chi... (more)
The Rocky Mountaineer's engine #8020 (GP40-3) leads the train towards Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado as it makes a return trip to Denver.
UP 5518 (C45ACCTE) leads the California Zephyr 6 through Coal Creek Canyon in Colorado.