The California Zephyr 5 train pulls three private cars, making is one of the longest Zephyr trains since the Covid pandemic.
The California Zephyr climbs the grade towards Tunnel #1 out of Coal Creek Canyon. The scar on the landscape in the background is from developers paving paradise to put in yet more homes..
The California Zephyr has exited Coal Creek Canyon and climbs towards Tunnel #1 at Plainview, Colorado, pulling three private cars on the back of the train. The air is thick with white smoke from... (more)
With heavy smoke from the Canadian wildfires wafting through the Colorado Front Range, the California Zephyr gets ready to cross Blue Mountain Road as it enters Coal Creek Canyon, Colorado.
The California Zephyr heads into the cut leading to Rocky, Colorado and will run under Highway 93 as it approaches Little Ten and Big Ten Curves.
The sheer depth of the rock walls lining Gore Canyon dwarf Amtrak’s California Zephyr as it approaches Azure, Colorado, on September 15, 2021.
Amtrak 92 crosses the Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg on a cold winter afternoon.
Amtrak's eastbound Sunset Limited departs the city of Tucson as it approaches the Irvington Road crossing, running a little over an hour late with ATSF 33, the "Redwood Empire" private c... (more)
Looking a bit like an N scale model, Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr edges the rocky cliffs through Gore Canyon at Azure, Colorado, on September 15, 2021.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief passes the lone semaphore at MP 847 making its way towards Albuquerque
Amtrak's eastbound Southwest Chief, train #4, performs its station work at Needles, CA as the LA prepares for their last leg of their trip to Kingman, AZ for the crew change.
A late Amtrak Southwest Chief takes the siding at Blanchard, NM to meet it's eastbound counterpart
Amtrak's Southwest Chief #3 passes the intermediate semaphores north of Wagon Mound. With the removal of the set at 706, these are now the final intermediate semaphore signals within the northern ... (more)
Amtrak train 4, the eastbound Southwest Chief, got stuck behind a lot of traffic congestion caused by a BNSF freight (rumored to be the H-BARLAC) fouling all three mainlines somewhere betwe... (more)
The outbound Coast Starlight heads to Union Station via a deadhead move along the LA River.