Getting close to the division point at Grand Junction,, the westbound Rio Grande Zephyr enters the “suburbs” at Palisade, Colorado.
A pair of UP SD40-2's bring the Parachute local westbound through Palisade nearing its home terminal of Grand Junction.
With a pair of PV's bringing up the markers, Amtrak #6, the California Zephyr, winds it's way through western Colorado on the old D&RGW mainline near Palisade.
I decided to work this ancient peach truck into my photo as Amtrak's "California Zephyr" whisked by.
Amtrak 6 rolls east on UP's former Rio Grande mainline in Palisade Colorado. She is passing the vineyards of Plum Creek Winery in the fertile Grand Valley as the flank of Mt. Garfield rises behin... (more)
First snow of the season