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California Zephyr in Ruby Canyon, c. 2000.

One of a set of Kodak transparencies depicting scenes along the route of the California Zephyr, c. 2000.

<i>California Zephyr</i> in Ruby Canyon, c. 2000.

This transparency, part of a set commissioned by Amtrak Marketing, depicts the California Zephyr in Ruby Canyon west of Grand Junction, Colo. The 25-mile long canyon is a popular spot for kayaking. The train is led by P42DC locomotive No. 76, wearing the Phase III color scheme as modified for the GE Genesis locomotives.

Photographer: William Kratville (American, 1929-2011) for Amtrak. From the Ann Owens Collection.