Amtrak train no. 5, the California Zephyr, races west over South Boulder Creek between Tolland and East Portal on a cold winter morning.
Minutes after the sun went away, running over eight and a half hours late, Amtrak #5, the California Zephyr climbs the 2% grade through Coal Creek Canyon up towards Tunnel #1.
An eight and half hour late Amtrak #5, the California Zephyr, led by Amtrak no. 198 round the s-curve at Blue Mountain Road in Coal Creek Canyon west of Denver. Right as soon as the locomotives pa... (more)