AMTK 142 (P42DC) busts a snow drift as it heads towards the Moffat Tunnel at Tolland, Colorado.
Running over 17 hours late, Amtrak's westbound Sunset Limited nears Cabazon just after 5pm.
The California Zephyr runs through Rocky, Colorado as it heads towards Big Ten Curve while heading into the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
Snowballs and Ice Bombs Fly
Drift busting at East Portal, Amtrak 5 tomorrow will be in sunny warm California.
Approach on Tunnel 30
Into the vibrant sun through Lincoln Hills and into Rollins Canyon Amtrak 5 is about to enter tunnel 30.
The California Zephyr blast east enroute for Chicago. The next stop is at Osceola about 20 miles ahead. They pass the small town of Murray on the BNSF Ottumwa Sub in southern Iowa.
Westbound past Lincoln Hills
Finding light in the right direction is always a challenge in the tunnel district. Enough snooping around you’ll find some light on the nose. Amtrak 5... (more)
Amtrak engine 142 leads the California Zephyr through Eisele, Colorado and will soon pass through 30 tunnels as it eventually crosses under the Continental Divide at Winter Park, Colorado.
Amtrak's Winter Park Express Ski Train provides riders with stunning views of going through 30 tunnels between Denver and the ski resort on the west side of the Continental Divide.
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The California Zephyr runs through Big Ten Curve as it climbs up towards the Moffat Tunnel District.
The California Zephyr runs through Rocky, Colorado as it begins the journey into the Rocky Mountains.
The California Zephyr runs through the snow-covered hills of the Big Ten Curve at Rocky, Colorado.
The California Zephyr begins the climb up Big Ten Curve which will help the train gain altitude for the run into the Moffat Tunnel District.
The California Zephyr runs one car short as it passes through Rocky, Colorado and will soon climb through the Big Ten Curve.
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