Saturday, August 13, 2016

Amtrak - California to Colorado on the California Zephyr

We took the train from Emeryville, California to Denver, Colorado.  What a ride!  Here are some pictures:

Near San Pablo Bay:

Crossing the longest train suspension bridge West of the Mississippi (over San Pablo Bay north of Martinez):

Testing out the sleeping car:

Heading into the Sierras:

Passing Donner Lake:

Train station in Reno - time for a stretch:

Through the Nevada desert:

 Passing alongside the Colorado River:

Reading in the sleeping car:

Heading down into Denver:

At Union Station in Denver:

Rocky Mountains National Park, Colorado

Exploring the amazing Rocky Mountains National Park in Colorado!