On a clear fall afternoon in the Sierras, Amtrak train No. 6 accelerates out of Truckee after picking up passengers. In the early part of their career, Amtrak placed its GE "Pepsi cans" on the Cal... (more)
Amtrak's San Francisco Zephyr hustles through pouring rain along the Truckee River just west of Boca. Amtrak often used an ex-SP FP7 or SD40/45 as lead helper on this train, but not on this partic... (more)
AMTK 156 skirts along the Truckee River leading the Eastbound California Zephyr.
A Rio Grande GP40-2 leads Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 east through the Red Narrows of Spanish Fork Canyon.
Amtrak Train #6, the eastbound California Zephyr, exits the last tunnel it will encounter on the Moffat District. Ahead lies Big Ten Curves, after that it's smooth sailing for an on-time arrival i... (more)
The eastbound California Zephyr is actually heading nearly due west as it enters the horseshoe curve at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon, having just exited Tunnel 1 on the Moffat Sub. The tracks on... (more)
With a Rio Grande GP40-2 in the lead, Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 curves eastward through Price Canyon at Castle Gate, Utah.
Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 has emerged from the Thistle Tunnels on the climb to 7440 ft. Soldier Summit. During the summer of 1983, riders onboard trains #5 and #6 enjoyed a picture perfe... (more)
SP 7551 helps out ailing F40PHs # 393 and 333 on the eastbound California Zephyr.
Is she looking at me? Is she calling me in? The conductor on the California Zephyr sees if her crew is ready to depart Naperville for Chicago.
The eastbound California Zephyr highballs Colfax as it crosses the I-80 over the famous bridges along the pass. The two GE P42's start to charge up to speed as they will start to tackle Donner Pas... (more)
Three P42s roar from behind a rock late in the day with the eastbound Southwest Chief.
The eastbound Amtrak California Zephyr makes its station stop at Glenwood Springs, CO---always a busy spot for passengers coming and going.
The eastbound Zephyr works down the hill along the banks of the Truckee River.
The eastbound California Zephyr drifts down the mountain approaching the town of Floriston.