Amtrak Charger no. 300 rolls into Chicago, trailing on the eastbound California Zephyr. There were plenty of clouds in the area, and the train itself was running about four hours late by this poi... (more)
After driving up and then down the Colorado River road north of Dotsero, looking for trains, i encountered 1’45” late AMTRAK #6 about a mile north (RR east) of Dotsero. The sky was partly cloudy b... (more)
Storming Through the Meadows
Track speed on the high mountain meadows east of Rocky, Colorado Amtrak 6 is ducking below a rapidly developing severe thunderstorm cell abou... (more)
Lifting the snow from the buried frozen roadbed Amtrak 6 is leaning into the tangent west of Espy and east of Tolland through the remnants of a signi... (more)
Another addition of Amtrak 6, the Zephyr climbs Spanish Fork Canyon, early in the morning. Amtrak 335 and 322 are today's power.
Colorado’s Largest Forest Fires
Amtrak 6 running a little early is under slow orders over High Wind Warnings up and down the Front Range Friday the 17th of October. Here 6 mov... (more)
Fall at Tolland back lit and ablaze with the colors of the Rio Grande.
Soft Light at Tunnel 1
Number 6 running late into the last light of the day emerges from T1.
Sunset over the Crest of the Continent
Downgrade and at track speed number 6 flies around the fill at Leyden, CO. Intense sunsets have been a norm for several weeks over the f... (more)
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)
Blue Mountain Fire Station
Amtrak 5 the California Zephyr is zipping through the horseshoe at Coal Creek and Blue Mountain. An often shot spot and fun spectacle to watch the tr... (more)
On a frigid November 30, 2004, Amtrak train 6, the eastbound California Zephyr, reflects the warm light of a setting sun as it marches across the desert approaching Mounds, Utah.
Amtrak returns to Dale Creek Junction
Amtrak Number 6, the “California Zephyr” rolls through the Harriman Cutoff past the iconic mountain at Dale Junction on the Union Pacifi... (more)
Rare Mileage through Hermosa Tunnels
Forest fires on the western slope of Colorado close the Moffat Subdivision forcing detouring over the Overland Route to Denver. Amtrak 6 th... (more)
Rare Mileage through Dale Creek
Forest fires on the western slope of Colorado close the Moffat Subdivision making for some detouring over the Overland Route to Denver. Amtrak 6... (more)