Amtrak #6, the California Zephyr, rolls to a stop in front of the depot at Helper. Those Union Pacific freight engines beside #6 are one of 2 helper sets normally assigned here to assist westbound... (more)
Amtrak’s Winter Park Express ski train has just arrived at Denver Union Station as the eastbound California Zephyr departs at dusk on March 13, 2020.
Amtrak 1 leads Amtrak 6, the California Zephyr past the signal at Spring Glen, UT. Low early morning sun greets the train and the surrounding mountains.
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr snakes through the “s curve” at milepost 60 between Fraser and Winter Park, Colorado, on the afternoon of January 11, 2019. On the rear of the train is private... (more)
A Rio Grande GP40 gives an assist to Amtrak F40 299 on the eastbound California Zephyr.
Amtrak #6 'The California Zephyr' drops down from tunnel #1 through Coal Creek Canyon on its final run to Denver.
Following the Colorado River, Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr sweeps through the big horseshoe bend at Dell, Colorado, on June 6, 1998. This scenic location is on the Dotsero Cutoff on Union ... (more)
The time is 5:41PM and Amtrak #6 is on time for a 6:30PM arrival in Denver. This location is the oft photographed Big Ten curve, so named for its degree of curvature. This trackage is in the trans... (more)
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr drops downgrade drops downgrade east of Crescent, Colorado, on August 28, 2019. The train is passing through Tunnel No. 15 and is about to enter Tunnel No. 14 ... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr snakes along the Colorado River through Yarmony in Eagle County, CO as the sun pokes through the afternoon's rolling clouds.
Early in the morning, Amtrak No. 6 meets a Rio Grande helper at Castilla.
Moments after sunset, Amtrak #6 led by Amtk 817 heads eastbound at Commerce City, CO, on Sept 1, 2019.
The eastbound California Zephyr is rounding the final curve in Ruby Canyon, and in a few moments will duck through the short Ruby Tunnel.
Amtrak’s California Zephyr cruises downgrade at Coal Creek Canyon east of Plainview, Colorado, on the afternoon of April 14, 2019, led by “Phase II heritage” GE P42DC No. 130.