Tick Tock, Time Is Nearly Up
The westbound Southwest Chief weaves its way out of the Rocky Mountains past two relics not long for this world. Both the Signal Line and the Sema... (more)
With the Veterans unit trailing, the Crescent throttles up after running restricted speed through a track light on #1 at Lakefront.
Amtrak 5 is swiftly rolling through the snowy landscape near Radium, CO after a significant winter storm the previous day.
Amtrak #10 is leading the California Zephyr into Keenesburg, Colorado at dawn, hoping to make Denver's Union Station by the target time of 7:00 am.
Amtrak 10 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr past Barr Lake, pulling a special addition to the consist - DOTX 221, a car belonging to the Federal Railroad Administration's Office of Safety.
The California Zephyr exits Tunnel 1 with a special guest in tow. The brown car (DOT 221) is the Federal Railroad Administration's Office of Safety car, which is making the journey with the Zephy... (more)
The Southwest Chief crests Glorieta Pass at the former station, now the post office.
The California Zephyr led by AMTK 10 (P42DC) makes the turn in Coal Creek Canyon and begins the climb up to Tunnel #1.
The California Zephyr climbs the grade to Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Line at Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado. AMTK 10 (P42DC) leads the way, and I give props to the conductor for a sense of humor.
Dusk turns to darkness as Amtrak's Southwest Chief traverses the vast grasslands of Northern New Mexico as it passes through the quaint community of Watrous, NM on this crisp winter-like evening.
The Zephyr skirts the foothills leading to the Colorado Rockies.
She'll be coming around the mountain when she comes.
AMTK 10 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr into the foothills of Coal Creek Canyon and will soon be running through the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
The California Zephyr runs through some of the most scenic landscape in the country, from the Great Plains to the Colorado Rocky Mountains and then the coast of California.
A triple header California Zephyr begins the climb to the foothills through Big Ten Curve and will rise nearly 4,000 vertical feet from Denver to Winter Park and the Colorado Rocky Mountains.