Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr passing a colorful cottonwood tree along the Colorado River at the small town and siding of Radium, Colorado.
Trying to beat the clouds, 322 and 320 head up through the first section of Gilluly on the way up to Soldier Summit with eastbound #6 California Zephyr in August 1985.
Cautiously making its way downgrade through the Price River Canyon, 298 and 234 heads the eastbound California Zephyr towards the next stop at Helper on August 1985.
As the eastbound California Zephyr comes into view, a westbound intermodal roars overhead on the Transcon.
At dusk, the eastbound San Francisco Zehpyr departs from Fort Morgan, bound for Chicago, with three ex-CB&Q diesels, but a rainbow consist, including three ex-GN Sky Blues immediately behin... (more)
With slightly less vegetation that today, a 150 minute late eastbound Californian Zephyr takes the diversionary route to the Thistle tunnels on the climb up to Soldier Summit behind 322 and 320 in... (more)
131 & 137 lead California Zephyr #6 across Butte Gulch on a beautiful summer afternoon.
On a mild August afternoon, the Eastbound California Zephyr crosses Butte Gulch and enters Shed 10.
The Rio Grande heritage unit was a surprise leader of the eastbound California Zephyr due to a malfunctioning Amtrak engine. UP 1989 led the train all the way to Chicago.
At just before 6pm, UP 1989 leads train #6 a little more than 2 hours late into Chicago Union Station ... this was fortunately timed, as the sun in the summer gets far enough north in the early ev... (more)
Amtrak units 14 & 146 hustle down the east slope of Donner pass as they lead the California Zephyr #6.
Two fishermen test their luck on the dock at Benicia Point while California Zephyr #6 heads eastward along Carquinez Strait at 9:50 am.
The engineer of Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr converses with several passengers while waiting to depart from Denver Union Station.
California Zephyr #6 rolls by the sleepy community of Port Costa on a beautiful May morning, as seen from Benicia Point across Carquinez Strait.
Amtrak's California Zephyr is less than 1/2 a mile into Union Pacific's Green River Sub as passes through the small Utah community of Spring Glen. The California Zephyr runs parallel to the Book C... (more)