Maple Leaf Amtrak 63 (New York, NY to Toronto, ON) departs the city of Rochester, NY and heads West on Saturday afternoon.
Smoke from Arizona wildfires masks the sunrise at the California Zephyr runs through Keenesburg, Colorado.
The westbound Zephyr has passed a herd of cattle at Rocky, gets the eyes of a herd of 25 elk between Little Ten and Big Ten curves, and is about to circle a second group of cattle at east end of E... (more)
The California Zephyr runs through the cut in Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
AMTK 132 & 29 lead a 6 hour & 50 minute late California Zephyr on BNSF's Hastings subdivision.
A large forest fire in Arizona has caused smoke to drift over the Colorado Front Range, providing a muted sunrise for the California Zephyr running through Keenesburg, Colorado.
Amtrak engine 132 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through the Denver Yard and passed a Canadian Pacific engine waiting to head to a train.
The California Zephyr leaves Denver's Union Station and runs under the Park Avenue Viaduct which is adjacent to the BNSF engine servicing facility.
AMTK 301 hitched a ride on the Capitol Limited and arrives in Washington DC for the first time, reaching the east coast after traveling from it's birthplace near Sacramento. It wears the Day 1 li... (more)
Loaded up and ready to go, the Milwaukee Road's 1867 depot in Brookfield, WI sits on a moving trailer. Amtrak's WB Empire Builder was the last passenger train to pass the station before the move ... (more)
Heading Home for the Holidays
Amtrak California Zephyr is whipping up the fresh powder in Coal Creek Canyon on its westbound journey with travelers in the Holiday mood. The fre... (more)
Pillows of Snow
Tuesday, November 24th was kissed with a fresh 8” of sticky snow early before dawn at Coal Creek Canyon. Amtrak 5, running about 2 hours late the California Z... (more)
The eastbound train 8 (Empire Builder) heads towards Bison on a nice clear day in Montana.
Running on schedule, Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 splits the intermediates at milepost 706.2 near Springer, New Mexico on a clear-filled day.
The westbound Southwest Chief has just met its counterpart and hits the west siding switch at Glorieta and begins the descent of the pass toward Apache Canyon.