The day after a big Front Range snowstorm, Amtrak’s California Zephyr works westbound through Crescent, Colorado, on March 20, 1998. Two new bi-level cars for San Diego Coaster service are deadhea... (more)
The California Zephyr climbs the grade at Rollinsville, Colorado as it heads to the Moffat Tunnel east portal.
Amtrak's #5 banks into the tight 10 degree curve at Pinecliffe, CO following South Boulder Creek. Its head end is exiting Tunnel 29 while the tail end passes through the day-lighted Tunnel 28.
Amtrak's eastbound California Zephyr snakes along the Colorado River through Yarmony in Eagle County, CO as the sun pokes through the afternoon's rolling clouds.
Rio Grande EMD GP40 No. 3079 leads Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr at the station stop at Grand Junction, Colorado, on February 25, 1988. Because of the large length of the Zephyr in this era... (more)
The morning California Zephyr heads up the Moffat line towards tunnel 3 as it begins its journey through the Colorado Rockies.
The blisters on the nose of Amtrak 14 indicate its age as the California Zephyr highballs past a farm near Brighton, Colorado.
Storm clouds chase AMTK 156 (P42DC) which is leading the California Zephyr up to Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Line.
Having been on the foreground track about 60 seconds ago, the elevation gain is clear as Amtrak’s version the Ski Train with its unique pink LYFT sponsored wraps climbs towards Tunnel #1.
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief ducks under the Santa Fe-era searchlight cantilever at Gallinas, on the downwards decent of the famous Raton Pass.
The day after Christmas, the westbound California Zephyr is a few hundred feet higher than Denver and making its way through the lightly falling snow and fog that had covered the flatirons this mo... (more)
After meeting an eastbound BNSF mixed freight at Leyden Siding, the westbound California Zephyr passes the area know as Barbara’s Gulch or Chemical for the spur that was rail served.
The California Zephyr passes through the foothills and evergreens of Plainview, Colorado.
The eastbound California Zephyr is rounding the final curve in Ruby Canyon, and in a few moments will duck through the short Ruby Tunnel.
The Southwest Chief passes Wootton Ranch as it climbs Raton Pass