Normally passing through the bustling downtown area of Santa Barbara a little after sunset on day two (the final day) of its journey to Los Angeles, a horrific winter storm in the Pacific Northwes... (more)
Barr on Ice
Headlights glisten off the ice over Barr Lake on the fill Amtrak 5 nearly on time moments before sun up on a sub zero day along the High Plains Route.
The Silver Star heading southward in west Volusia County.
AMTK 169 leads the California Zephyr around the Big Ten Curve as it climbs the steep grade towards the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The coal cars you see are parked there permanently as a wind break... (more)
The California Zephyr crosses a creek west of Pinecliffe, Colorado on its way to the Moffat Tunnel.
The crew and passengers of this morning's California Zephyr were treated to a stunning sunrise as they passed Barr Lake in Brighton, Colorado.
Amtrak P42's await their next assignment at Amtrak's service facility in downtown Chicago, including the freshly repainted number 169.
Hustling her train up the steep grade out of Colmor, the Amtrak 169 pulls The Southwest Chief up to the final intermediate signal before Levy Siding. The stark, but beautiful landscape of Norther... (more)
A rerouted Amtrak train number 5, the California Zephyr makes its way through Peru, Wyoming.
AMTK 169 leaves Denver and heads to the Moffat Tunnel and then to California.
AMTK 169 passes through the UP's North Yard on its way to the Colorado Rocky Mountains and ultimately California.
In the evening sunlight, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr races out of the Denver Metro area and through the signals at East Leyden on May 25th, 2018. The train is running just over 10 hours l... (more)
Westbound on time California Zephyr near Tunnel 1 on the Moffat Route.
The California Zephyr arrives in Denver and will leave shortly for the Colorado Rocky Mountains.