The California Zephyr runs along Blue Mountain before entering Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
The California Zephyr leaves Tunnel 1 as it passes through a valley on the way to Plainview, Colorado.
The California Zephyr rounds Big Ten Curve as it heads towards Rocky, Colorado.
It is good to see the 'normal' California Zephyr configuration making the runs again. Here is the #5 train, complete with baggage car, exiting Tunnel 1 and running through a valley leading to the... (more)
Amtrak engine #19 has just blasted through a four foot snow drift as it runs through Coal Creek Canyon on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
A ghostly BNSF 5152 (Dash9) runs a freight through heavy fog and light snow as it passes Plainview, Colorado.
After driving up and then down the Colorado River road north of Dotsero, looking for trains, i encountered 1’45” late AMTRAK #6 about a mile north (RR east) of Dotsero. The sky was partly cloudy b... (more)
A westbound Union Pacific coal empty, powered by three GE AC4400CWs, climbs upgrade around “Little 10 Curve” at Rocky, Colorado, on UP’s former Rio Grande Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on the afternoo... (more)
After running through Little Ten Curve the California Zephyr rounds the base of Big Ten Curve which will elevate the train to the track seen in the background.
After picking up two private Patrick Henry cars at Denver Union Station, the California Zephyr headed west and is seen here navigating Little Ten Curve as it starts its climb into the Colorado Roc... (more)
The early morning California Zephyr #5 runs through heavy fog and light snow at Plainview, Colorado.
Union Pacific’s Denver to Phippsburg freight rumbles through Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of October 23, 2011. Three levels of track can be seen here, and the freight will negotiate them all ... (more)
The California Zephyr climbs the steep grade to Tunnel #1 at Plainview, Colorado. You can spot the two Patrick Henry private cars pulling up the rear of the train.
Following the Colorado River out of Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, is a set of light engines going west on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on June 6, 2013.
Union Pacific 6791 (AC4400CW) leads a loaded coal train around the corner at Crescent on a sunny Colorado day.