Glenwood Springs is a charming community along the Colorado River. This station originally opened on June 18, 1904 and was built by the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (D&RGW), served today... (more)
The westbound California Zephyr makes its station stop in Glenwood Springs with the Colorado River separating it from the resorts and natural hot springs in the foreground. The greater city is vis... (more)
My boys and the engineer exchange waves as the eastbound California Zephyr pulls into Glenwood Springs with a healthy crowd waiting to board.
The westbound California Zephyr descends through Glenwood Canyon along the scenic Colorado River in what looks like a well weathered model railroad due to being perched high above on the mountain.
The westbound California Zephyr descends through Glenwood Canyon along the scenic Colorado River passing Grindstone Creek - today this same view is under heavy smoke with the landscape charred and... (more)
The eastbound California Zephyr climbs through Glenwood Canyon along the scenic Colorado River.
A westbound manifest coasts by the Glenwood Springs depot along the Colorado River after exiting scenic Glenwood Canyon. The former D&RGW station dates back to 1904 and had a terrace on the west s... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr arrives at the ornate Glenwood Springs station on July 6, 1987. Sitting along the Colorado River, the Romanesque Revival-style depot was originally built by Ri... (more)
A weekend get-away in Glenwood Springs, Colorado gave me the chance to do some winter railfanning in western Colorado. First off, I got yet another lesson in just how little rail traffic there is ... (more)
A westbound Rio Grande intermodal train exits the Glenwood Tunnel east of Glenwood Springs on July 6, 1987. This part of Interstate 70 highway through Glenwood Canyon was completed in 1965, with a... (more)
DRGW 5914 at Glenwood Springs, CO, Apr 17, 1983.
DRGW 5771 at Glenwood Springs, CO, with train #117. Nov 21, 1977.
The Rio Grande had full faith in its ability to get freight trains over the road in a timely fashion. Train 87 left Denver about an hour ahead of the Rio Grande Zephyr, and didn’t expect de... (more)
The California Zephyr traces the icy banks of the Colorado River on its way into Glenwood Springs, CO.