Zenfolio | Nelson's Travel Photos | California Zephyr
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Some shots from the Amtrak California Zephyr, Denver to Sacramento.
Thanks to Steve Goodman & Arlo Guthrie's City of New Orleans for captions.
Union Station, DenverUnion StationThe California ZephyrSuperliner BedroomDining CarGore Canyon, Colorado"Fifteen cars and fifteen restless riders""Feel the wheels rumbling 'neath the floor""Ride their father's magic carpets made of steel""And the rhythm of the rails is all they feel""And rolls along past houses, farms, and fields""Passing trains that have no name""And the graveyards ..."" ... of the rusted automobile""Good morning, America, how are you?""I'll be gone five hundred miles when the day is done""This train's got the disappearing railroad blues"Southern Pacific Railroad No. 1 C. P. Huntington, 1863