Amtrak 180 (P42DC) has climbed out of Coal Creek Canyon and rounds the corner to enter Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Tunnel Sub.
From high atop Tunnel #1 on the Moffat Line we see the California Zephyr run through Coal Creek Canyon, which is covered in smoke from the terrible wildfires to the north and west.
Amtrak 180 leads the number 6 California Zephyr down the hill from Tunnel #1 as it heads towards the Coal Creek Canyon horseshoe curve.
The outbound Southwest Chief flys past the Highlands Metra stop about 20 minutes into it's journey west.
Yesterday the passengers of the California Zephyr #5 train basked in 95 degree weather as it moved through Colorado. This morning's Zephyr saw snow starting to fall in the Rocky Mountains with te... (more)
The California Zephyr runs through Commerce City's refineries on its way to Wyoming. The normal route through the Colorado Rocky Mountains were blocked by a large wildfire.
Amtrak 180 leaves Denver on the Greeley Sub under hazy skies and passes between the refineries in Commerce City. The massive forest fires in the Colorado Rocky Mountains are causing Amtrak to dive... (more)
AMTK 180 (P42DC) leads the California Zephyr through wide open prairie east of The Buttes in Wyoming. Due to a large wildfire blocking the route through the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Amtrak divert... (more)
A beautiful Colorado sunrise bids hello to the passengers and crew of the California Zephyr as it heads towards Denver, Colorado
Amtrak 180 departs the Dells with the Westbound Empire Builder, passing over the historic Kilbourn Dam.
Amtrak 180 departs Galesburg with the westbound California Zephyr, passing through A-plant.
Running exactly 9 hours late, Amtrak 6 blasts though La Platte. Engineer Eric O. does his best to make up time.
The California Zephyr passes by the changing aspen as it climbs towards the Moffat Tunnel.
At 7:22 in the morning the southbound City of New Orleans (59) rushes through the small delta town of Lake Cormorant, MS. PV "Hollywood Beach" can be seen through the trees on the rear end.
With "Spring" having started a day prior, things didn't quite look as such, as the region was receiving a nice coating of the white stuff. It's still early in the morning as we see Amtra... (more)