Amtrak 6 pulls to a stop adjacent the former Rio Grande depot in Grand Junction as the head end crews swap and brief on the platform. Sitting adjacent in the west yard is the BNSF local power cons... (more)
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)
On a gorgeous winter morning, the whistle of Amtrak's California Zephyr echos off the rugged Book Cliffs north of town. At right, a quad of UP EMD's (including D&RGW 5371) await service on the "Di... (more)
Amtraks CA Zephyr #6 is about 2 hours late when it flies by Parran siding at m.p. 312 on the UP's Nevada Sub. The sun has just peaked out from behind the clouds to give this nice dusk look to the ... (more)
The Big Ten Curve on a full moon night with its 270 degree route lit up by the eastbound California Zephyr heading for Denver.
Number 6 reflects the last light of the day as it nears Chicago.
Passengers on this 4-hour late California Zephyr are treated to a somewhat rare daylight trip across the former DRGW Soldier Summit route as the train makes its way toward Denver and points... (more)
A set of private cars tag along on the rear of #6. What a view they must have!
The inbound California Zephyr meets with a westbound intermodal at Eola.
UP 4793 has been added to the consist of the California Zephyr in anticipation of heavy snowfall further up the line.
With all the passengers onboard the eastbound California Zephyr, the conductor stands alone on the platform, waiting for the departure toward Chicago.
Amtrak P42 84 leads the outbound California Zephyr (Train #6) through Eola, as it passes under the CB&Q signal bridge.
Amtrak P42 152 and Amtrak Phase V Dash 8 P32BWH 505 head west through Eola, passing under the CB&Q signal bridge.
Amtrak train No. 6, The San Francisco Zephyr, has an SD45, FP7A, and E units for power today, along with a colorful consist of hand-me-down passenger equipment as it storms through Cisco on its as... (more)