Category: san francisco

Amtrak’s CEO Joe Boardman gives a frie…

Amtrak’s CEO Joe Boardman gives a friendly wave from the Beech Grove.

Galesburg, IL

June 06, 2016

At Denver Union Station, an Amtrak electrici…

At Denver Union Station, an Amtrak electrician makes the head-end power connections between Amtrak’s California Zephyr and private cars “Silver Rapids” and “Silver Solarium” before departing westbound for a crossing of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains on February 5, 2018.

Dawn begins to break as the morning Californ…

Dawn begins to break as the morning California Zephyr, under the watchful eyes of the crewman of the private car Chapel Hill No3, backs into the newly renovated Denver Union Station.

September 14, 2015

Even though the Colorado Rockies lost the ga…

Even though the Colorado Rockies lost the game, fans enjoy a post-game fireworks show while the Grand Luxe Rail Express sits on Track Two at Denver Union Station. The train will be departing west for San Francisco in about 36 hours.

September 28, 2007

On a snowy afternoon in Truckee, a private c…

On a snowy afternoon in Truckee, a private car brings up the rear of Amtrak No. 6.

March, 1996

The Care and Feeding of an F40PH by James Bel…

The Care and Feeding of an F40PH

The Care and Feeding of an F40PH by James Belmont

Via Flickr:

Crews attend to the needs of Amtrak’s California Zephyr train No. 6 at the Union Pacific passenger station in Salt Lake City, Utah the morning of July 12, 1986. The inbound Pioneer from Seattle, Washington is at right.

1991 California ZephyrChicago to San Francisco…

1991 California Zephyr
Chicago to San Francisco
AMTK

The consist includes two F40PHs, an ex-UP baggage car, a MHC car, an ex-USA rebuilt baggage car, an ex-ATSF hi-level transition dorm coach, a superliner sleeper, a superliner coach baggage, a superliner coach, an ex-ATSF hi-level lounge, and a superliner diner.

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The engineer boards the California Zephyr to…

The engineer boards the California Zephyr to take it east to Chicago

Omaha, NE

August 28, 2005

Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr c…

Amtrak’s westbound California Zephyr crossing Donner Pass on its way to Emeryville, CA, with connecting bus service to Oakland and San Francisco.

Norden, CA

August, 2005

Heading east to go west, the California Zeph…

Heading east to go west, the California Zephyr leaves Rocky and heads toward Big 10 curve on the beginning of its Front Range climb out of Denver. The cut in the hill above is Clay siding.

July 04, 2005