Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, passes the reflective water of Barr Lake at Barr, Colorado, on November 23, 2010. Tucked in behind the road power of GE P42DCs Nos. 56 and 64 is an A... (more)
Amtrak 197 leads the California Zephyr west through Brookfield
The California Zephyr blasting West in the last bit of Winter light.
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 climbs Donner Pass on its way to Emeryville, Calif., from Chicago. Photo taken from Silver Lariat, a privately owned CB&Q business car.
Tight fit for the Zephyr... The Emeryville-bound westbound Zephyr No. 5 slices through a countless number of tunnels on Union Pacific's Donner Pass route in northern California. Photo taken... (more)
Could it really be 2017? Amtrak California Zephyr trains Nos. 5 and 6 meet just east of Glenwood Springs Canyon both featuring privately owned dome lounge cars. Here, we look east fr... (more)
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 crosses the Mississippi River from Illinois into Burlington, Iowa, as seen from CZ car Silver Lariat.
West coast-bound passengers boarding Amtrak's California Zephyr pause briefly to appreciate the three CZ cars bringing up the markets, as seen from Chicago Union Station a few minutes befor... (more)
Racing into the sunset... Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 glides across the Utah desert at sundown as seen from the dome car Silver Lariat.
As seen from California Zephyr car, the Silver Lariat, we look back at the Silver Rapids and Silver Solarium as they traverse the Colorado Rockies near Pinecliffe on the rear of Amtrak C... (more)
Three California Zephyr cars feel right at home inside Denver's Union Station on the rear of Amtrak Zephyr No. 5. Soon, the three cars: the Silver Lariat, Silver Rapids, and Silver Solarium... (more)
On the first white Christmas in the Chicago area in a few years, Amtrak 188 leads Amtrak 5 west through Brookfield, kicking up the snow.
The outbound California Zephyr is winning the race as it has over taken a Metra train that just departed Western Springs on the race track.
In July 1973, Amtrak No. 5, with an ex-UP E9 on the point, meets an eastbound SP drag in the hole at Colfax, CA. SP often put helpers behind the caboose to assist eastbounds and westbounds over Do... (more)
Amtrak’s California Zephyr winds westbound through Tunnel 29 just east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on the morning of May 25, 2017.