Amtrak #5 is drifting west down the ridge line at Emigrant Gap, beside interstate 80, toward Sacramento, CA. The clouds above scatter across the eastern skies and over the Tahoe National Forest of... (more)
In the late afternoon sunlight and scorching hot temperatures, Amtrak’s three hour late westbound California Zephyr rolls along the banks of the Colorado River at Shoshone Siding near Glenwood Spr... (more)
In the evening sunlight, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr races out of the Denver Metro area and through the signals at East Leyden on May 25th, 2018. The train is running just over 10 hours l... (more)
Amtrak Train No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, rolls through Bahia running about 4 hours late.
March 4th, 2018
As the snow falls deep within the Rocky Mountains, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr climbs the grade out of Tolland Siding and up towards the Moffat Tunnel on December 23rd, 2017.
In the mid-morning sunlight, BNSF SD70MAC #9766 leads a late and long westbound California Zephyr out of Tonville Siding and on towards Denver. The rear eight coach cars on the train are for the W... (more)
Deep within the Rocky Mountains during a light snowfall, silence is interrupted as Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr races through Tolland Siding en route to the warmer state of California on J... (more)
After meeting the eastbound California Zephyr at Sulphur Siding, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr snakes west through Byers Canyon on the UP Moffat Tunnel Subdivision running around 4 hours la... (more)
While the Denver Metro area experiences 40 degree temperatures and partly cloudy skies, a whole different weather story can be found deep within the Rocky Mountains. As the snow falls and the temp... (more)
With a temporarily adjusted schedule due to MOW activity on the Moffat line, Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr is currently running through the high country in the late afternoons. From a photo... (more)
Passengers on this westbound California Zephyr have lucked out with bluebird skies and peak fall colors as they leave Fraser, heading for perhaps the most scenic portion of the route as they follo... (more)
The westbound California Zephyr picks up speed as it departs Glenwood Springs along the Colorado River, lush and colorful at the peak of the autumn season
The westbound California Zephyr rumbles through the rocky red canyons of the Dotsero cutoff on a cold November afternoon
September in Colorado... I'll let the image do the talking.
Amtrak's Phase I heritage unit leads the westbound California Zephyr through Pinecliffe and on toward the Continental Divide