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)
AMTK 134 leads the California Zephyr around the bend at Baxter under a light snowfall.
Amtrak No. 6 approaches the CTC signals at the west end of downtown.
The westbound California Zephyr zips downgrade with its usual 8 car consist, along with a few extra in the form of Grand Luxe passenger cars. It was my understanding that these cars were tacked ... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr skims along the desert floor at the foot of Utah's Book Cliffs.
With the Winter sun still up, even at 3:30PM, Amtrak #6 rounds the curve skirting the Truckee River at Boca. Canon Rebel XS.
City lights reflect like fire of off an inbound Amtrak train 6 as it approaches Halstead street on the final lap of its journey into Chicago.
Zipping though the Utah desert, eastbound "California Zephyr" has an Amtrak California unit in its consist.
Train #6, the Eastbound California Zephyr crosses the Truckee River at Patrick, as it starts it's journey across the Nevada Desert.
Amtrak Train 6 with AMTK 118 works its way east to Kremmling skirting the edge of the hillside.