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On the Road Train Colfax to Reno

We took the Amtrak California Zephyr from Colfax to Reno, and back again. It was one of the most enjoyable trips of my life. Here is my On The Road report about it, as well as some photos from the trip.


Train trip 1

Going around a corner and seeing the front of the train ahead of us.


Train Trip 2

So much leg room!


Train Trip 3

Pure white snow at Donner Summit


Train Trip 4

One of the pretty waterfalls.


Train Trip 5

Pretty snow on a rock.


Train Trip 6

More gorgeous snow.


Train Trip 7

Donner Lake.


Train Trip 14

More of Donner Lake.


Trian Trip 13

Looking out the back of the train.


Train Trip 8

Traveling along the Truckee River


Train Trip 9



Train Trip 10



Train Trip 11

A freight train going the other direction.


Train Trip 12

Our coach car.