The calendar says spring, but the weather says winter at Crescent, Colorado, on April 23, 1999. Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, climbs the Front Range of the Rockies through a snowy wonderlan... (more)
About to enter Tunnel 39 and Little Gore Canyon, Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, is west of Azure, Colorado, along the Colorado River on August 20, 2014.
Running over an hour behind schedule and chasing the setting sun, the westbound California Zephyr pulls to a brief stop at the Mount Pleasant station.
Two GE Genesis locomotives lead the California Zephyr into Galesburg.
Approaching Big 10 Curve is Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, west of Rocky, Colorado, on October 11, 1999. Powering the train are GE P42DC Nos. 30 and 67, with EMD F40PH No. 259 thro... (more)
Stainless steel smile: Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, curves into a smile as seen from high above Tunnel 40 in Little Gore Canyon west of Azure, Colorado, on August 21, 2014.
A light layer of ice builds up on the truck of a P42.
Stormy skies loom as the California Zephyr sits stopped in emergency after coming close to striking two trespassers walking down the tracks. An employee guards the open door from which the conduc... (more)
The crew secures a cable knocked lose by snow and ice. Photo taken with permission and necessary PPE.
Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, has just exited 294-foot Tunnel 39 and is now threading 63-foot Tunnel 40 in the heart of Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on t... (more)
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr leaves Rocky, Colorado, while climbing the 2% grades up the Front Range on August 26, 2013.
Passengers off of the California Zephyr head into the station at the end of the line.
California Zephyr station stop, Frazer/Winter Park.
Passengers wait to board the California Zephyr on a cold winter night.