With Amtrak P42DC No. 145 in “Heritage Phase III” paint on the lead, train No. 5, the California Zephyr, crosses the mouth of Coal Creek Canyon and approaches Tunnel 1 east of Plainview, Colorado,... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr train No. 5 prepares to depart the Rio Grande depot in Salt Lake City on Dec. 12, 1998.
Amtrak's train # 5 the "California Zephyr" from Chicago to Emmeryville (San Francisco) near tunnel # 1 of UP's Moffat Tunnel Subdivision in the Coal Creek Canyon.
P42 # 118 and 41 are pulling Amtraks train # 5 "California Zephyr" up the 2.0 % grade to the front range of the Rockies and the Moffat tunnel. The train is going through little 10 curve/... (more)
Amtrak’s California Zephyr, curves westbound through Tunnel 40 in scenic Little Gore Canyon west of Azure, Colorado, on August 21, 2014.
After pitch hitting for an ailing GE P40DC on Amtrak's California Zephyr, a Cotton Belt GP60 awaits the Roper Yard hostlers, parked at the Rio Grande passenger station in Salt Lake City the mornin... (more)
The sun rises over the Great Plains and the city of Denver on the morning of January 25, 2007, as Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr climbs the grade out of Leyden, Colorado, at the beginning of... (more)
The various connections between Superliners are caked with snow and ice.
The crew changes on the California Zephyr at Grand Junction. Note the old water cars in the background.
Amtrak train no. 5, the California Zephyr winds around curves above Big Ten and heads into tunnel 1 on the climb out of Denver up the Front Range of the Rockies. At this time Amtrak was attempting... (more)
A clean train is a happy train!
The calendar says spring, but the weather says winter at Crescent, Colorado, on April 23, 1999. Amtrak No. 5, the California Zephyr, climbs the Front Range of the Rockies through a snowy wonderlan... (more)
About to enter Tunnel 39 and Little Gore Canyon, Amtrak No. 5, the westbound California Zephyr, is west of Azure, Colorado, along the Colorado River on August 20, 2014.
Running over an hour behind schedule and chasing the setting sun, the westbound California Zephyr pulls to a brief stop at the Mount Pleasant station.