Amtrak sent a dual heritage consist to lead the Zephyr from Chicago to Emeryville, California.
Amtrak heritage 184 makes like an Alco as it heads up the steep grade to tunnel number one on the Moffat Line.
AMTK 130 Leads the California Zephyr through the 180 degree horseshoe curve in Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver.
BNSF 7434 (ES44DC) leads a freight through the tight 180 degree turn in Coal Creek Canyon.
UP 8354 (SD70ACe) leads an empty coal train into Coal Creek Canyon.
A late spring snowstorm has blanketed the landscape for the California Zephyr as it winds its way through Coal Creek Canyon.
The evening's California Zephyr crosses Blue Mountain Drive in Coal Creek Canyon as it works its way through the foothills west of Denver. A late spring snow storm has blanketed the area with a f... (more)
UP 8647 (SD70ACe) crosses over Coal Creek Canyon Road as it makes the tight 180 degree turn in Coal Creek Canyon.
This train has a Heritage I, Heritage II, Heritage III and a Warbonnet pulling a long freight through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
AMTK 52 Leads the California Zephyr up the steep grade on the Moffat Line towards tunnel #1.
AMTK Special 130 (P42DC painted in the Heritage II scheme) rounds the corner in Coal Creek Canyon and heads towards Tunnel #1
From this vantage point you get a good perspective of the grade change as UP 6049 (AC44CWCTE) drops down from Tunnel #1 and heads to the Big Ten Curve.
UP 1507 (GP40M-2) climbs the grade past a farmhouse as it heads to Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Line.
UP 6049 (AC44CWCTE) leads a long coal train down the mountain from Tunnel 1 and has made the 180 degree turn in Coal Creek Canyon as it heads toward the Big Ten curve. Three helper units provide ... (more)
Heavy snow is falling along the Colorado Front Range as the California Zephyr heads into the Rocky Mountains.