Deep Snow Deep in the Tunnel District
Amtrak number 5 is rolling through the tangents and tunnels deep in the tunnel district. Immediately in the distance Eldorado Canyon dis... (more)
Snow Bound at Coal Creek
Spring snow grips the Moffat Road at tunnel 1 and Coal Creek, CO. Amtrak #5 the California Zephyr whisks up a blizzard before rolling into the Tunnel... (more)
Spring snow in the mountains can mean several feet. March traditionally is Colorado’s snowiest month and on this March 19-20th was no exception to the rule. The Moffat Tunnel Subdivision was plagu... (more)
A late running westbound California Zephyr is seen approaching Soda Springs, CA, on Thanksgiving Day 2019, having crested Donner Summit two miles east of here. Less than 48 hours prior there was n... (more)
The westbound California Zephyr running approximately 11 hrs late.
On September 21, 2019 Grand Canyon Railway 29 & 4960 doublehead on the Williams Flyer
Robbed! After the robbers have boarded thier train, the GCRY steam double header continues south toward Williams, AZ as they get back up to speed.
To join todays celebration at the south rim of the Grand Caynon, BNSF Railway brought a 5 car office car special to the rim. After dropping the cars futher back the unit was left at the opposite e... (more)
Today marks the 30th annaversiry of the Grand Canyon Railway being reopened to the now know Grand Canyon Railway. GCRY #29 leads the first canyon bound passenger train of the day as it passes thou... (more)
Golden smoke show! GCRY 29 puts on a classic smoke show as she begins to slow while pushing back her train.
Continuing to shove, the GCRY steam double header pushes thier train back across the Williams wye so that they can park the train in the yard.
After completing a days service on the doubleheader, the GCRY shoves the train back into the small passenger car yard near the Williams Depot with the sun setting in the backgroud.
AMTK 74 & 13 head California Zephyr from Chicago (IL) to Emeryville (CA).
Train #5, the Quad City Rocket, departs La Salle Street Station with Rock Island's Bicentennial Unit on the point.