Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr skirts the vertical sandstone cliffs the tower above the Colorado River in Ruby Canyon. The train has just passed stored hoppers in the siding at Utaline, Co... (more)
Dense wildfire smoke and a bright sunrise creates a glow around the California Zephyr as it runs towards Roggen, Colorado.
Amtrak’s eastbound California Zephyr makes a bee line out of Utaline, Colorado, as it follows the Colorado River through Ruby Canyon on June 24, 2021.
AMTK 17 and 2 sister locos head the California Zephyr, east of Truckee in 1998. What is the carriage immediately behind the locos?
The California Zephyr arrives at Keenesburg just as Mother Nature provides a spectacular colorful Colorado sunrise.
Below the imposing escarpment of Dodge’s Bluff, Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr traces the Colorado River in spectacular Ruby Canyon just east of Utaline, Colorado, on June 23, 2021.
The California Zephyr arrives at Keensburg, Colorado at sunrise.
The California Zephyr runs though West Keenesburg right at sunrise. The merlot-colored sky is due to the smoke from the numerous wildfires west of Colorado.
Amtrak in some country not usually seen in the daylight. Four and a half hours late. Amtrak number 6 the Zephyr is still out on the Shafter Sub. With the heavy traffic from the detour trains on th... (more)
Dawn is breaking as the California Zephyr kicks up the snow while running at track speed through Hudson, Colorado.
The California Zephyr #6 train departs Denver around 7:00 pm, in time to get a golden Colorado sunset shot as it heads towards Keenesburg, Colorado.
The California Zephyr was about an hour late this morning, making possible this Easter sunrise shot as the train approached Roggen, Colorado on its way to Denver.
A colorful Easter sunrise greets the crew and passengers of the California Zephyr as it runs through Roggen, Colorado on its way to Denver.
A hazy morning provides a sepia colored sky as AMTK 69 (P42DC) leads a triple headed California Zephyr through Keenesburg and towards Denver, Colorado.
Winter’s Early Arrival
Steady snowfall overnight left nearly a foot of fresh snow on Cescent, CO and most of the eastern slope of Colorado. 90 degree temperatures 36 hours pr... (more)