The eastbound California Zephyr exits Byers Canyon.
The head end of 105 eastbound coal cars from Phippsburg (#708) snakes slowly through Byers Canyon, above the infant Colorado River, behind 5362, 5397, 5377, 5399 and 5388 in June 1981. Helping som... (more)
Five tunnel motors, 5351, 5390, 5393, 5342 and 5369, snake an eastbound coal slowly through Byers Canyon in December 1981.
Unaware that they are being photographed, a couple watch a westbound freight slow for the start of Byers Canyon from across the Colorado river in June 1981. Power for the spectacle was provided by... (more)
A pair of GP40s handles this freight through Byers Canyon, en route to Denver. GP40 3078 still has a good 24 years of service ahead of it.
Just beating the clouds, westbound #5 California Zephyr winds it way through Byers Canyon behind 299, 372 and 305 in April 1988.
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr snakes slowly through Byers Canyon in April 1982.
Amtrak #5, the westbound Zephyr rounds one of the many sharp curves in Byers Canyon, Colorado. I understand the curve the train has just passed is the sharpest curve on the old D&RGW mainline.
With a GP40-2 more than adequately replacing a non-available F9B unit, the Zephyr makes easy work negotiating the twists and turns of Byers Canyon in August 1981.
An eastbound coal climbs slowly through Byers Canyon behind 5380 5402 5349 5366 5413 in August 1981.
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr carefully picks its way through rugged Byers Canyon in early April 1982.
Substituting for one of the F9B units, 3105 pilots 5771 on the westbound RGZ through Byers Canyon in August 1981.
299 372 305 picks its way through Byers Canyon in April 1988. Compare with this with image http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=263082&nseq=1, taken over seven years previously in almost t... (more)
Eastbound coal at Byers Canyon on the Union Pacific Moffat sub.
5397 5377 3097 3125 picks its way carefully through a snowy Byers Canyon with an eastbound freight in January 1982