Photo By: Kevin Morgan

The westbound Zephyr comes around the final curve before the Moffat Tunnel alongside the siding and wye at East Portal. The Moffat Tunnel, as you can see, is dead ahead! The 6.2-long tunnel will take the train under the Continental Divide at the highest elevation of any remaining mainline in the United States, roughly 9,200 feet above sea level.
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Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 12:13:58 PM
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Location Information
City or County and State
Gilpin County, CO

Subdivision
Moffat Tunnel (UP)

Milepost or Control Point
East Portal (5,750ft)




Train Information
Railroad
Amtrak
Model
None
Unit Number
None

Symbol
AMT5-09
   



Photo Information
Camera Make/Model
DJI / FC3170
ISO
100
Flash
Did Not Fire

Focal Length
4.5 mm
Shutter
1/500 seconds
Aperture
f/2.8


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