An orange Colorado Sunrise catches the California Zephyr as it heads towards Keenesburg, Colorado.
The California Zephyr was about an hour late this morning, making possible this Easter sunrise shot as the train approached Roggen, Colorado on its way to Denver.
Winter Storm Morning Light
Number 5 was about an hour and 40 minutes behind at Fort Morgan today. I was on my heels trying to work this all time favorite spot in full ... (more)
Valentines Day balloons greet the crew and passengers of the California Zephyr as it passes through Tolland, Colorado on the way to the Moffat Tunnel. The sunny skies are deceiving, as the tempera... (more)
Amtrak #75 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through the hills west of Rollinsville, Colorado. While not much to look at now, the barren aspen will be sporting green foliage in spring and amazi... (more)
After an extended stay in Denver's Union Station dealing with some engine power issues, a third engine was added to the consist and Amtrak 183 (P42DC) led the train out of the North Yard and onto ... (more)
Looking southeast the Denver skyline can be seen in the distance including Rocky Flats. Here some 1842’ above Denver Amtrak 5 is exiting tunnel 7 with a reminisc... (more)
Classic California Zephyr
Amtrak is ascending the grade at Coal Creek Canyon in front of the tangent into Tunnel 1. Ideal light illuminates icicles and the trip from Chica... (more)
The Southwest Chief finishes its descent down the north side of Raton Pass, into sunset light, approaching Trinidad. After this, it will be flat and straight for the majority of the... (more)