On this day the morning California Zephyr was delayed 11 hours getting into Denver due to a derailment in the mid-west. That afforded the rare opportunity to get a shot of the westbound train wit... (more)
The Southwest Chief ascends a grade in the rugged but scenic terrain of New Mexico.
The Southwest Chief climbs the rugged but scenic terrain of New Mexico in the waning daylight.
The California Zephyr crosses over Coal Creek Canyon Road as it heads into the Rocky Mountains and towards the Moffat Tunnel
The Southwest Chief has quite the eclectic and unorthodox lash up on the head end. Everything seen behind the first two P42s would be dropped in ABQ and then continue to Pueblo, CO so the brand ne... (more)
Dome car on the rear. VIA 55 had a skyline dome car on the tail end (unknown number) as it passes CN 149. Leading is VIA 905.
After waiting a few minutes for MOW crews to clear the tracks down at Rocky Siding, Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr descends Big Ten Curve and continues east towards Denver on May 25th, 2018.... (more)
The California Zephyr makes the steep climb up to tunnel number 1 as it heads into the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Notice one of the cars still carries the colorful Winter Park Ski Train wrap.
The Southwest Chief leans into a curve at speed in Pruitt.
The Southwest Chief's assistant engineer gives a big wave as they blast through Pruitt, chasing the setting sun.
The Southwest Chief glides through the classic terrain of its namesake.
The California Zephyr arrives in Denver and crosses the South Platte River before backing in to Denver's Union Station
The Pennsylvanian glides under the 307 signals in Derry, PA on its journey east.
The Southwest Chief makes tracks through the classic terrain of its namesake.
The 87 leads the 4631, a brand new Amtrak Midwest Charger. This equipment was dropped off on the Southwest Chief so it can head up to TTCI in Pueblo, CO for testing. The Charger is brand new, hav... (more)