9 hours after rolling through Tolland the UP 5648 continues the journey west passing through No Name in Glenwood Canyon.
A westbound freight awaits the passage of the Rio Grande Zephyr in Colorado's scenic Glenwood Canyon.
Just seconds from its stop in Glenwood Springs, Amtrak 5 emerges from Glenwood Tunnel. In the foreground is their competitor for the movement of people - I-70.
On a gorgeous late winter day, the westbound California Zephyr makes its way downgrade towards Glenwood Springs, roughly 15 miles away. Interstate 70, the Colorado River, and a paved recreation p... (more)
The splendor of Glenwood Canyon dwarfs 3088, 3040, 3033 and 3022 on an eastbound freight in November 1981, seen from across the Colorado river.
Another quintet of Tunnel Motors, 5404, 5376, 5344, 5377 and 5387, unusually find themselves on westbound #287 freight in Glenwood Canyon in March 1982.
Attempts to emulate the classic California Zephyr shot in Glenwood Canyon with the RGZ was always made difficult by the RGZ passing through the canyon seemingly earlier in the day to the CZ. Here ... (more)
With the Colorado river down to a trickle due to an HEP diversion scheme, 5325 leads CN 9615 on a westbound freight from Denver through the depths of Glenwood Canyon in September 1981. The CN GP40... (more)
At about two hours late at this location, the westbound California Zephyr won't make much time before Glenwood Springs as it negotiates the confines of Glenwood Canyon. Three private cars make up... (more)
The foliage along the river is ever so slightly starting to change as the California Zephyr rolls into Glenwood Springs. I-70 with its unattractive 1960's-era retaining walls and the Colorado Ri... (more)
I think I hiked high enough to get this birds-eye view of an eastbound UP coal train alongside the Colorado River...
These 7 BNSF engines sure have a way of brightening up a winter landscape. This train is departing the bowels of Glenwood Canyon and making way for Denver.
From the fireman's seat of 5771 as we head out of Glenwood Springs for Denver.
Eastbound California Zephyr getting around the hillside by the town of No Name (really!).
Amtrak's California Zephyr parallels Interstate 70 and the Colorado River on its way towards its next stop in Glenwood Springs.