The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr snakes slowly through Byers Canyon in April 1982.
Amtrak #5, the westbound Zephyr rounds one of the many sharp curves in Byers Canyon, Colorado. I understand the curve the train has just passed is the sharpest curve on the old D&RGW mainline.
With a GP40-2 more than adequately replacing a non-available F9B unit, the Zephyr makes easy work negotiating the twists and turns of Byers Canyon in August 1981.
An eastbound coal climbs slowly through Byers Canyon behind 5380 5402 5349 5366 5413 in August 1981.
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr carefully picks its way through rugged Byers Canyon in early April 1982.
Substituting for one of the F9B units, 3105 pilots 5771 on the westbound RGZ through Byers Canyon in August 1981.
299 372 305 picks its way through Byers Canyon in April 1988. Compare with this with image http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=263082&nseq=1, taken over seven years previously in almost t... (more)
Eastbound coal at Byers Canyon on the Union Pacific Moffat sub.
5397 5377 3097 3125 picks its way carefully through a snowy Byers Canyon with an eastbound freight in January 1982
The winter snow and ice in Byers Canyon has nearly thawed as the Silver Lady makes its final appearance for the photographer before he has to depart Grande territory, with the Zephyr having not mu... (more)
With one of the F9B units in shops, 3105 leads 5771 and 5762 on the westbound Zephyr as it enters Byers Canyon in August 1981
Westbound #17 Rio Grande Zephyr slowly winds its way through Byers Canyon behind 5771 5762 253 5763
Nine engines lead this westbound manifest through Byers Canyon
The Rio Grande Zephyr winds through Byers Canyon on a late afternoon.
A mixed piggy-back & container train snakes it's way down Byers Canyon towards Hot Sulphur Springs.