Could it really be 2017? Amtrak California Zephyr trains Nos. 5 and 6 meet just east of Glenwood Springs Canyon both featuring privately owned dome lounge cars. Here, we look east fr... (more)
Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 crosses the Mississippi River from Illinois into Burlington, Iowa, as seen from CZ car Silver Lariat.
West coast-bound passengers boarding Amtrak's California Zephyr pause briefly to appreciate the three CZ cars bringing up the markets, as seen from Chicago Union Station a few minutes befor... (more)
Racing into the sunset... Amtrak's westbound California Zephyr train No. 5 glides across the Utah desert at sundown as seen from the dome car Silver Lariat.
As seen from California Zephyr car, the Silver Lariat, we look back at the Silver Rapids and Silver Solarium as they traverse the Colorado Rockies near Pinecliffe on the rear of Amtrak C... (more)
Three California Zephyr cars feel right at home inside Denver's Union Station on the rear of Amtrak Zephyr No. 5. Soon, the three cars: the Silver Lariat, Silver Rapids, and Silver Solarium... (more)
On the first white Christmas in the Chicago area in a few years, Amtrak 188 leads Amtrak 5 west through Brookfield, kicking up the snow.
The outbound California Zephyr is winning the race as it has over taken a Metra train that just departed Western Springs on the race track.
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 winds westbound through Tunnel 29 just east of Pinecliffe, Colorado, on the morning of May 25, 2017.
After deboarding at the end of the line, I say hello to the locomotive that has been leading me across the country for the past 55 or so hours.
Amtrak train 5, the westbound California Zephyr, cruises along near Burns, CO on November 9, 2017.
Amtrak train 5 rounds a curve near Burns, CO on November 9, 2017.
With Little Gore Canyon in the background, Amtrak train 5 rolls along near Bond, CO on November 9, 2017.
Amtrak train 5, the westbound California Zephyr, approaches a tunnel near Radium, CO on November 9, 2017.