The phase I heritage painted locomotive moves the southbound Starlight into Portland Union Station. This pair of locomotives brought me into Portland the day before.
Amtrak’s “Phase I Heritage” locomotive, GE P42DC No. 156, pilots the eastbound California Zephyr around Big 10 Curve west of Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 1, 2014. Nice, clean air prov... (more)
Lots of different equipment can be seen in this winter wonderland, including Phase I Heritage unit #156 with its bright red nose.
Amtrak P42 156 in the Phase I commemorative scheme leads Train 125 southward, easily making trackspeed on Franconia Hill. CSX's former RF&P mainline has always been a passenger train racetrack, po... (more)
Eastbound California Zephyr passing by, perfectly on time, somewhere between Green River and Thompson.
Hours later, this train was photographed by Mike Danneman in Eisele, Colorado.
Led by GE P42DC No. 156 in Phase I paint, Amtrak No. 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, drops downgrade through Eisele (formerly Clay), Colorado, late on the afternoon of June 1, 2014.
Eastbound California Zephyr switches to track 3 soon to arrive at its next stop of Martinez, CA. Leading this train is 156 painted in Phase I "bloody nose" paint and the 2nd and 3rd in consist is ... (more)
Today's eastbound California Zephyr had brand-new ACS-64 611 and 612 in the consist with the heritage unit leading to boot. To round things up, private car (C&O "Chapel Hill") made up th... (more)
Amtrak No. 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, drops downgrade out of Tunnel 1 and crosses the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon east of Plain, Colorado, on the afternoon of April 30, 2014. The city of D... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr is led by “Phase I Heritage” GE P42DC No. 156 just east of Plain, Colorado, on the morning of March 30, 2014.
AMTK 156 backs into the newly renovated Denver Union Station.
Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, climbs through the curves on the approach to Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado, on March 30, 2014. On the rear are two private cars; the Puget Sound and Sie... (more)
Running about an hour and a half late, Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, curves toward Tunnel 1 east of Plainview on a warm spring morning in Colorado on March 30, 2014.
This unit really stands out in the snow.
Rudolph sticks out well in the snow.