Exiting the brief dark of the Norden snowshed, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr (with a heritage unit trailing) continues its westbound trek after the long climb out of Truckee.
In Service for Eighty-Two YearsAmtrak’s train #5, the westbound San Francisco Zephyr, has made its afternoon arrival at the old Southern Pacific 16th Street Station in Oaklan... (more)
After receiving a few inches of fresh powder overnight, the Bear River Valley has been transformed into a winter wonderland. Passengers aboard Amtrak's California Zephyr get to take in these beaut... (more)
The westbound California Zephyr. A Roger Puta Photograph
Not long after sunrise, a pair of Santa Fe cowls leads Amtrak No. 3 up the eastern slope of Cajon Pass.
Not your typical Amtrak detour! Devoid of regularly scheduled passenger traffic since the start of Amtrak in 1971 the rails over Tehachapi Pass have hosted several Amtrak detours over the years, m... (more)
The California Zephyr has started it's westward climb towards Donner Pass on a nice day in May of 1994.
On a beautiful Spring morning, The California Zephyr, No. 6, charges westbound up the east slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the Summit at Norden,
Eastbound California Zephyr, No. 6, charges up the west slope of Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, to the Summit at Norden.
The eastbound California Zephyr, No. 6, exits the Florinston Narrows along with the Truckee River. Both mains and the river crowd together through the Narrows.
The Westbound California Zephyr departs Truckee, CA.
AMTK 183 leads the eastbound California Zephyr Train 6 up the west slope of the Sierra Nevada mountains as it negotiates a curve near Gold Run
BNSF 6617 leads a nearly 9 hour late westbound Southwest Chief down off Ash Hill.
The train was Amtrak's Super Chief/El Capitan. The late Roger Puta's slide was scanned and posted by Marty Bernard.
Amtrak California Zephyr #5 runs west along San Pablo Bay as it nears its next stop of Richmond, CA. Leading the train is AMTK 189 which was painted with The Heartland Flyers Big Game Train.