After running through Little Ten Curve the California Zephyr rounds the base of Big Ten Curve which will elevate the train to the track seen in the background.
After picking up two private Patrick Henry cars at Denver Union Station, the California Zephyr headed west and is seen here navigating Little Ten Curve as it starts its climb into the Colorado Roc... (more)
The early morning California Zephyr #5 runs through heavy fog and light snow at Plainview, Colorado.
Union Pacific’s Denver to Phippsburg freight rumbles through Rocky, Colorado, on the afternoon of October 23, 2011. Three levels of track can be seen here, and the freight will negotiate them all ... (more)
The California Zephyr climbs the steep grade to Tunnel #1 at Plainview, Colorado. You can spot the two Patrick Henry private cars pulling up the rear of the train.
Following the Colorado River out of Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, is a set of light engines going west on Union Pacific’s Moffat Tunnel Subdivision on June 6, 2013.
Union Pacific 6791 (AC4400CW) leads a loaded coal train around the corner at Crescent on a sunny Colorado day.
West side of Tunnel 1
MGJNY is about to enter Tunnel 1 at Plain.
A Gross Dam Fine Snow
Crescent on a glorious snowy morning in October one of my favorite subjects in life. Amtrak makes it’s dependable appearance just after 900. Gross r... (more)
The Flatirons like great Sentinels from the Darkness
Towering out of the darkness of a winter storm raging at the Great Divide the sun momentarily blasts out in a sun po... (more)
May Snows bring Spring Flowers
A beautiful morning at Crescent begs the lens and an appropriate eastbound in full sunshine in among the heavy flock after a late spring sn... (more)
After leaving Denver in the morning, the California Zephyr #5 train runs through Crescent, Colorado, giving riders a view of Gross Reservoir and the snow-capped Rocky Mountains.
Snowy Day on the East Side
Rolling along west of Rollinsville, BNSF priority manifest is whispering among the flocked pines of the valley.
Little Train, Big Hills
Amtrak is threading the Rockies on a pleasant winters day. Dramatic rise and fall are on the photographers mind standing on this ledge.
A spring storm has coated the Colorado Front Range with a fresh layer of snow, no doubt delighting the passengers and crew on the California Zephyr that timed their trip just right for the winter ... (more)