It looks like the California Zephyr is heading to the moon, which is what the passengers must feel like when the Zephyr climbs towards Tunnel #1 after running through Coal Creek Canyon.
AMTK 130 climbs towards tunnel #1 and gets ready to lead the California Zephyr into the Rocky Mountains. I have always wondered why Amtrak opted to paint their new baggage cars with a H2 scheme w... (more)
AMTK Special 130 (P42DC painted in the Heritage II scheme) rounds the corner in Coal Creek Canyon and heads towards Tunnel #1
BNSF C44-9W No. 4668 leads an eastbound Provo manifest down the grade through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado, approaching Blue Mountain Road, on February 23, 2019.
UP 1507 (GP40M-2) climbs the grade past a farmhouse as it heads to Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Line.
The California Zephyr runs through a fresh layer of snow in Coal Creek Canyon.
AMTK 160 leads the California Zephyr past a farmhouse and up the grade to Tunnel No. 1 as it heads into the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
A long empty coal train lead by UP 8354 (SD70ACe) has just crossed Blue Mountain Drive and has made the turn in Coal Creek Canyon to head up the steep grade to Tunnel No 1.
Heavy snow covers the ground as BNSF Dash 9-44CW #4864 leads the Provo, UT to Lincoln, NE manifest towards the Blue Mountain Rd grade crossing on January 12th, 2019.
The Rio Grande Ski Train rounds the horseshoe curve that crosses the entry to Coal Creek Canyon as it climbs to the Moffat Tunnel and Winter Park. It’s a shame that the UP continues to remo... (more)
AMTK 78 leads the California Zephyr into Tunnel #1 as it heads into Colorado's Rocky Mountains.
AMTK 78 leaves Denver and the Front Range behind and leads the California Zephyr into Coal Creek Canyon, at which point it will start the climb to Tunnel #1 as it heads into Colorado's Rocky Mount... (more)
Looking more like a model train on a layout, UP 1507 (GP40M-2) leads two other units in pulling a pair of hoppers up to Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Line.
AMTK 74 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through the tight corners of Coal Creek Canyon.
Amtrak's eastbound "California Zephyr" pops out of Tunnel 1 in Coal Creek Canyon as it descends down the 2-percent grade towards Denver, on September 29, 2018.