With business car Wilson McCarthy trailing, #17 Rio Grande Zephyr is up to full load as it approaches Tunnel 29 at Pinecliff in March 1982, lead by 5771 5762 253 5763.
On a pristine day, 5771 5762 5763 powers through Tolland with #17 RGZ on the approach to the Moffat Tunnel in October 1981.
On the Dotsero cut-off, the westbound RGZ follows the Colorado River towards Burns behind 5771 253 5762 5763 in December 1981
5771 253 5763 5762 on the Rio Grand Zephyr runs west on the main through Yarmony in December 1981
Attempts to emulate the classic California Zephyr shot in Glenwood Canyon with the RGZ was always made difficult by the RGZ passing through the canyon seemingly earlier in the day to the CZ. Here ... (more)
On a pristine June morning, 5771 5762 5763 glides the westbound "Silver Lady" through Winter Park.
Close to midday near the longest day of the year, 5771 5762 5763 leads the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr through the west switch at Range on the Dotsero cut off in June 1981
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr crosses the Colorado River between Burns and Range on the Dotsero cut off behind 5771 253 5762 5763 in December 1981.
Running through a light snow shower, the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr creates its own flurry as it passes through Fraser at the end of January 1982 behind 5771 253 5762 5763.
The winter snow and ice in Byers Canyon has nearly thawed as the Silver Lady makes its final appearance for the photographer before he has to depart Grande territory, with the Zephyr having not mu... (more)
The thrice weekly remnant of the California Zephyr continued to operate on the Rio Grande for 12 years after the WP dropped theirs in 1970. Seen here, the train is climbing to Soldier Summit and i... (more)
The eastbound Rio Grande Zephyr at Kyune, Utah.
The eastbound "Rio Grande Zephyr" departs Salt Lake City on its tri-weekly run to Denver.
Rio Grande Zephyr train #18 rolls through the community of Spring Glen, about five minutes out of Helper. Next stop, Green River, Utah some 68 miles away.
The RGZ dashes through fresh snow and ducks under US Highway 6 at Detour.