Crossing In Colfax. On Sunday, July 26, 2020, the Amtrak California Zephyr (Train 6) crossed Interstate 80 near Colfax, California on the Long Ravine Trestle with Webb Rail's former Norther... (more)
On the Roseville Subdivison, Union Pacific no. SD60M and mates along with CSX AC4400CW no. 377 await their next assignments at the yard at Colfax Ca.
On the first day of 2020, the Western Pacific heritage unit guides the Global 2 to Oakland Z train passed the Colfax Amtrak Station. The station was built in 1905 by the Southern Pacific Railroad.... (more)
As morning pushes toward midday, Amtrak No. 5, the San Francisco Zephyr, eases into Colfax, preparing to stop for passengers at the depot in this small town at 2,500 foot of elevation in the Sier... (more)
An early morning and unexpected BNSF Mixed Manifest rolls into Colfax Ca after climbing up from Roseville.
The Eastbound "California Zephyr" Amtrak Train #6 crossing the SP trestle at Long Ravine. At one time, the Nevada County Narrow Gauge ran underneath which was abandoned in 1942. Today, t... (more)
The westbound Reno Fun Train with #289 leading two SDP40F's West of Colfax.
In July 1973, Amtrak No. 5, with an ex-UP E9 on the point, meets an eastbound SP drag in the hole at Colfax, CA. SP often put helpers behind the caboose to assist eastbounds and westbounds over Do... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr makes a station stop. It is a Sunday, so the train has extra cars for travelers returning from a weekend in Reno.
Eastbound Mixed Manifest, lead by ES44AC No. 8116, rolls through Downtown Colfax on a quiet Tuesday morning. It has several thousand more feet to climb before it reaches the Summit at Norden.
Late in the afternoon, a pair of ACs leads an SP eastbound up the grade at Colfax. The train will stop here to add a rear helper.
UP 5267 leads a North Platte, NE to Oakland, CA Z-train downgrade through Colfax
The westbound California Zephyr comes to a stop to load passengers at the old railroad town of Colfax California.
An eastbound Union Pacific Z train Rolls downhill into the town of Colfax.
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