On the early morning of July 19, 2020, Webb Rail LLC - WEBX's former Northern Pacific Railway Budd built Pullman dome/sleeper 313 (WEBX 801044) and former New York Central Railroad Budd built Pull... (more)
With the City of Denver skyline visible in the background, Amtrak 172 leads the California Zephyr around Big Ten Curve, passing a wind-break consisting of a string of former coal cars filled with ... (more)
Crossing US 101 with the sun to its back, Amtrak 507 heads up this evening's Amtrak 11 as it passes through Ventura on Independence Day.
The California Zephyr lead by AMTK 176 was nearly 14 hours late yesterday due to a rock slide in Utah, allowing a rare sunlight shot of an eastbound Genesis at Crescent, Colorado.
Spring snow in the mountains can mean several feet. March traditionally is Colorado’s snowiest month and on this March 19-20th was no exception to the rule. The Moffat Tunnel Subdivision was plagu... (more)
Amtrak number 5, the California Zephyr is on the fill west of Rollinsville, CO along South Boulder Creek among the peak color of Aspens.
Amtrak #69 is on point as the California Zephyr drops down out of Tunnel #1 at Plainview and heads towards Coal Creek Canyon. It will then take another 45 minutes to get to Denver's downtown Unio... (more)
Following the Colorado River westbound, Amtrak’s California Zephyr pierces Tunnel 40 in scenic Little Gore Canyon west of Azure, Colorado, on August 21, 2014.
After crossing Tecolote Creek, Amtrak's Southwest Chief splits a pair of classic semaphore signals in the desolate high-deserts of Northeastern New Mexico. These intermediate signals at mile post ... (more)
Before climbing the steep grade to the Moffat Line Tunnel #1, the new Siemens Chargers lead the California Zephyr in the snow through the tight horseshoe turn at the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon. ... (more)
AMTK 14 creeps through Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado in super dense fog and frigid temperatures.
Canadian Geese go about their morning in the Branford River, as Northeast Regional 93 rolls by. In Washington, DC, the electric will be swapped for a diesel for the remainder of the trip to Norfol... (more)
Bound for Chicago and a few hours behind schedule, Texas Eagle #22 heads north across the Kankakee River in Wilmington. A UP GE leads the way, followed by Phase III P42 #822.
Making it's way through the frosty Glorieta Pass, Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Cheif has just exited Apache Canyon, climbing toward Glorieta proper.
The Southwest Chief passes the classic Wig-Wag signal at Delhi, CO on a cold January morning.