AMTK 74 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through the tight corners of Coal Creek Canyon.
AMTK 174 & 50 head California Zephyr from Chicago (IL) to Emeryville (CA) through Byers Canyon.
The California Zephyr makes the turn at Big Ten Curve. With the angle of the low sun the lead unit almost looks like it's about to time travel ala Back to the Future.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr zips through Tolland, Colorado, on the picture-perfect early autumn day of September 15, 2018. Even though it’s technically still summer, fall color has arrive... (more)
A friendly wave is given from the engineer of the Eastbound California Zephyr. The train is descending Thompson hill and engineer Daryl Pugh is at the controls for his last Eastbound trip before r... (more)
The California Zephyr exits Moffat Tunnel
The eastbound California Zephyr hugs the Colorado River for most of the way through its namesake state. A picture perfect sky and setting make the scene.
The California Zephyr alongside the Colorado River and mountains.
The California Zephyr is arriving Glenwood Springs with the Colorado River off to the side, and the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool on the other bank.
This is by no means an easy shot to pull off. I owe all the credit to my driver, Davis. We're deep in Glenwood Canyon on a highway with no shoulder to pull off and few exists to circle back aroun... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr climbs toward Tunnel 1 just east of Plainview, Colorado, on January 14, 2006.
The California Zephyr hugs the Colorado River west of McCoy.
The California Zephyr snakes along the Colorado River past mountains that dwarf the train and rafters enjoying nature.
Westbound California Zephyr rolls through downtown Burlington, Iowa.
The California Zephyr snakes along the Colorado River past mountains that dwarf the train.