Not an easy shot to get to, but well worth it.
Amtrak No 5, the California Zephyr, passes through a cloud shadow at Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of June 25, 2011. “Phase III Heritage” No. 145 leads the tardy westbound train at 6:40 p.m., ... (more)
Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, traverses scenic Byers Canyon west of Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado, on March 22, 1997. A recent rock slide came down on the tracks at this location, taking ou... (more)
While sheep graze in a nearby meadow, Amtrak's California Zephyr train No. 5 climbs west approaching Soldier Summit. My dad was with me on this railfan excursion and was sure that Amtrak and the R... (more)
Shots like this are why I love shooting in the Utah desert. The westbound Zephyr is moving along at 70 MPH just west of the siding of Desert. The Book Cliffs serve as a wonderful backdrop in the l... (more)
On a beautiful late Winter afternoon, the Ph. III heritage unit leads the Westbound California Zephyr down Donner Pass.
Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, rumbles through Crescent, Colorado on the morning of March 10, 2013. Amtrak heritage locomotive No. 145 painted in “phase III” paint scheme leads the train thr... (more)
Amtrak train number 5 the westbound California Zepher passes thru Crockett, CA with the Carquinez Bridge in the background.
Amtrak P42DC #41 sits idling on the point of westbound California Zephyr train #5 at the Emeryville Amtrak station. Emeryville is the Zephyr's final station stop before terminating at the Amtrak c... (more)
Amtrak’s No. 5, the California Zephyr, climbs the Front Range of the Rockies on the morning on May 30, 2011. The fog is lifting off of the Flatirons west of Plainview, Colorado, as the train threa... (more)
Amtrak # 5 is about to knock down the restricting at East Emeryville, about an hour and 10 minutes early with AMTK 822 second out.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr slithers through Rio Grande's Byers Canyon after departing Denver earlier in the morning. The daylight trip west through the Colorado will provide passe... (more)
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr crossing Donner Pass on its way to Emeryville, CA, with connecting bus service to Oakland and San Francisco.
Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, is passing the detector at mile 113.2 and is approaching Tunnel 39 west of Azure, Colorado, on November 1, 2012.