Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr crosses South Boulder east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on a wintery March 28, 2016. Trailing lead GE P42DC No. 81 is “phase III heritage” P40DC No. 822.
The California Zephyr passes by the newly constructed flyover for RTD's commuter rail line that will carry passengers to areas north of Denver. This line runs right past the Denver Yard and the B... (more)
AMTK 81 leads the California Zephyr out of Denver Union Station and towards the Rocky Mountains. There has been a lot of talk about how a possible reduction in Amtrak funding would impact the Zep... (more)
The annual run of the Leavenworth Snow Train is under way as the eastbound train from Seattle arrives in Leavenworth in fresh snow on its second run. The previous weekend Leavenworth did not have ... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr crosses South Boulder Creek and emerges from the Tunnel District east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on a snowy March 28, 2016. Trailing lead GE P42DC No. 81 is ‘pha... (more)
This past weekend Colorado got a doozie of a spring snowstorm. Denver only saw a few inches of accumulation due to melting, but just a few miles outside of town as the tracks enter the foothills n... (more)
Today there was an odd occurrence with the morning Amtrak California Zephyr - engines 81 and 822 pulled head first into Denver Union Station. Usually the train backs into the station but due to s... (more)
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief races through semaphore intermediates along Interstate 25 just outside of Wagon Mound, New Mexico on July 20, 2015.
More Phase III. The EB Lake Shore Limited rolls over the Mohawk River with 3 Phase III cars upfront. The Ocean View full dome is on it's way to Rensselaer for it's Fall assignment on the Adirondac... (more)
Clouds build in the New Mexican sky as Amtrak No. 3 rounds the curve at the intermediates in Valmora just east of Watrous. Tri-light signal replacements have been installed, but are not in service... (more)
The westbound Capitol Limited speeds through downtown Gaithersburg, Maryland.
The Builder rolls over a glass-smooth Salmon Bay.
Amtrak's California Zephyr train #6 glides east through the Jordan Narrows, 22.5 miles from its station stop at the Rio Grande depot in Salt Lake City.
Three Amtrak P42s dressed in Phase III paint glide east on former Rio Grande rails in Spanish Fork Canyon. On this sunny July morning in '98, little snowpack remained on nearby by 10,551 ft. Loafe... (more)
Early morning along the San Pablo Bay.