#5 with three burners........
Lifting the Snow at Espy
Along the South Boulder Creek near Espy and Tolland, a popular place to take in the sights and sounds of the traffic on the Moffat Road.
Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr curves through Tunnel 40 as seen from the rim of Little Gore Canyon between Azure and Radium, Colorado, on August 21, 2014.
Cuts Right Through the Rockies
Back lit for a fleeting moment through one of hundreds of cuts and pointed north into the tangent west again for East Portal Amtrak Califor... (more)
Silver Lady in the Rockies
Homecoming was always a special occasion for me; I never missed an opportunity to capture the Silver Lady when she came home to her mountains. ... (more)
Amtrak 194 leads the California Zephyr west through Westmont.
Winter Storm Morning Light
Number 5 was about an hour and 40 minutes behind at Fort Morgan today. I was on my heels trying to work this all time favorite spot in full ... (more)
Lifting Snow Along the South Boulder
Number 5 running on time kicks up some fresh snow near the Great Divide at Tolland. Running track speed and looking so clean and fresh th... (more)
The outbound California Zephyr flies through suburban Western Springs on a nice sunny winter day.
Looking southeast the Denver skyline can be seen in the distance including Rocky Flats. Here some 1842’ above Denver Amtrak 5 is exiting tunnel 7 with a reminiscen... (more)
The westbound California Zephyr makes its station stop in Glenwood Springs with the Colorado River separating it from the resorts and natural hot springs in the foreground. The greater city is vis... (more)
Classic California Zephyr
Amtrak is ascending the grade at Coal Creek Canyon in front of the tangent into Tunnel 1. Ideal light illuminates icicles and the trip from Chica... (more)
Amtrak's California Zephyr splits the Southern Pacific signals as it accelerates out of the resort town of Truckee.
Clearing Snow System
Tuesday morning December 29th, 2020 Amtrak P42DC number 161 leads the California Zephyr train number 5 seen here climbing to tunnel 1 on the Moffat Sub... (more)
Heading Home for the Holidays
Amtrak California Zephyr is whipping up the fresh powder in Coal Creek Canyon on its westbound journey with travelers in the Holiday mood. The fre... (more)