The California Zephyr passes BNSF train E-KCMRWM9-18 waiting at the end of double track on the passenger main west of Galesburg.
AMTK 134 gets a refreshing hose down before beginning the final leg of the California Zephyr to Emeryville
Westbound AMTK 47 passes the waiting UP 5325 at Shed 9 under a warm blue sky.
The California Zephyr slows for her station stop at Naperville and passes under a typical CB&Q style signal bridge.
Westward on the race track.
The big SDP40F's were new and just coming online as #587 climbs out of Coldstream Canyon at Andover above Donner Lake. Cold Sream Canyon was the route of the successful Stevens-Townsend-Murphy par... (more)
The westbound California Zephyr waits on the Clay Siding (above) for a train ahead to clear the Plain Siding about 3 miles further upslope. Below, a loaded coal train with 6 midtrain he... (more)
Today's #5 has 5 cabs, but wait, only 4 locomotives! AMTK 658, an HHP-8 normally restricted to the Northeast Corridor, is hitching a ride to Pueblo, Colorado to be put through some testing.
Got held up at Humboldt waiting for an Eastbound Auto train. Here I am holding the main waiting for the East bound. Please note, on this day I had a 13 car train 5!!! The normal consist is 9 cars.... (more)
The outbound California Zephyr is right on schedule as it heads west under the CB&Q signal bridge at Eola Yard, with Amtrak 90 and Amtrak 95 in charge.
Amtrak 1, a nice surprise, is in charge of today's outbound California Zephyr.
84 and 7 slowly proceed west past Belmont, picking up speed with the outbound California Zephyr.
This westbound California Zephyr was more than seven hours late getting to the Rocky Mountains. Usually a morning train, it left Denver as the sun went down.
Amtrak P42 1, the class P42, leads the westbound California Zephyr through Eola, passing under the CB&Q signal bridge.
The westbound California Zephyr charges through freshly fallen snow at Tolland. It is about 1:15pm as Amtrak is approaching the Moffat Tunnel. The train has been delayed more than two hours since ... (more)