Engine problems meant that the California Zephyr #6 train left Denver, Colorado 12 hours late and with one P42DC engine.
Engine problems for the California Zephyr 6 train meant that they ran with one engine going east from Denver. Here we see it running into the Keenesburg, Cut in Keenesburg, Colorado.
The California Zephyr 6 train was over 12 hours late at Denver, offering this rare opportunity to get the train in good sunlight at Keenesburg, Colorado as it ran east on the Brush Sub.
The Westbound Amtrak California Zephyr, also known as train number 5 is seen heading West through Byers Canyon just outside Hot Sulphur Springs.
The California Zephyr runs along the base of Blue Mountain as it heads up the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
The California Zephyr runs through Tunnel 4 on the Moffat Tunnel Sub as it heads higher into the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Amtrak engine 172 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through the horseshoe curve at Coal Creek Canyon, crossing over Highway 72 as it heads towards Crescent, Colorado.
The California Zephyr runs along the base of Blue Mountain as it climbs towards the tunnel district on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
The California Zephyr meets a BNSF freight at Rocky, Colorado as it begins the journey into the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
An orange sunrise greets the passengers and crew of the California Zephyr as it runs past a silo in Keenesburg, Colorado.
An orange sunrise reflects off the side of the lead engine of the California Zephyr as it runs through Keenesburg, Colorado.
A bright Colorado sunrise casts an orange glow as the California Zephyr 5 runs towards Keenesburg, Colorado.
The Star flashes past a pile of ties leftover from CSX Right of Way works ongoing on the A line.
The Silver Star is 2 hours down blasting thru Satsuma. CSX has been replacing ties on this part of the A line for some time. Dedicated to "Debs" A friend who passed on.