Amtrak 63, "The Maple Leaf," heads for Canada as they pass the Buffalo skyline.
Summer Along South Boulder Creek
Afternoon thundershowers gather at the Great Divide, Amtrak’s evening visit to the valley near Tolland briefly interrupts the pleasant sound o... (more)
Amtrak's eastbound Cardinal, on its way from Chicago to New York, heads down ex-C&O trackage through the Allegheney Mountains as it prepares to call its next station in Staunton.
The wildfires in Colorado and Utah continue to provide the ingredients for amazing sunrises and the California Zephyr passengers and crew certainly appreciated the display from Mother Nature.
Mother Nature again provides another stellar sunrise for the riders and crew of the California Zephyr heading to Denver, Colorado.
With the City of Denver skyline visible in the background, Amtrak 172 leads the California Zephyr around Big Ten Curve, passing a wind-break consisting of a string of former coal cars filled with ... (more)
Last shot of the day, it's 8:12 p.m. and the sun is still up. Amtrak number 5 is at Colton, Utah.
I don't get the chance to to catch Amtrak #5 very often. On Friday one day from the longest day of the year, and he was on time, I was able to pull it off.
For much of the year, the eastbound Zephyr departs Denver after dark. However, in the summer months, there is still a bit of light when it heads east. Here, just days before the official start of ... (more)
Snow Bound at Coal Creek
Spring snow grips the Moffat Road at tunnel 1 and Coal Creek, CO. Amtrak #5 the California Zephyr whisks up a blizzard before rolling into the Tunnel... (more)
Zephyr on Golden Pond: The morning California Zephyr heading to Denver was greeted with a stunning golden sunrise at Barr Lake.
After taking quite a delay from 104 stopped ahead in emergency Amtrak 5 gets a roll on again at Cameron East.
The westbound Southwest Chief passes under classic Santa Fe searchlights at middle Jansen just west of downtown Trinidad.
Skirting the Pacific Ocean, Amtrak train 572 is living up to its Pacific Surfliner name as it skirts the beach along the expensive real estate of the Del Mar Bluffs. Amtrak P42DC 172, a Ju... (more)