CATS #487 waits to couple the “observation gondola” and consession car to the rear of the train bound for Antonito, CO.
CATS #487 waits to couple the “observation gondola” to the rear of the train bound for Antonito, CO.
Former DRGW Rotary OY is displayed in Antonito before being moved to Chama, NM and restored to operation by the CATS.
What a difference a day makes. The first day the rotary operated in 1991 was in a blizzard up to Cumbres Pass. The next day May 5th, for the trip from Cumbres Pass east was crystal blue skies.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 2-8-2 No. 483 leads a photo freight across Cumbred Pass, nearing the summit on its way to Antonio, Colo., from Chama, N.M., during Trains Magazine's August 2018 ph... (more)
On the afternoon of June 5, 2018, a hostler cleans the running gear of Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 2-8-2 K-36 No. 484 just outside the railroad’s enginehouse in Chama, New Mexico.
The 10am passenger train from Antonito catches some sunshine on a mostly cloudy morning as it works its way through the high desert of southern Colorado and into northern New Mexico from where I a... (more)
With heavy snows the previous winter, a fan trip became the real thing, in May of 1991. As Rotary OY and K36's 487 and 488 had to give it all they had to clear the line over Cumbres Pass. They hav... (more)
An ordinary eastbound tourist train is heading to Antonito in yet another scenic location. Please, when your friends mention that other narrow gauge, recommend this one. It’s better.
We're just over 10,000 feet high in elevation here at the top of Cumbres Pass in southwestern Colorado just after a 40 minute snow squall had come through. Below is a Cumbres & Toltec Scenic freig... (more)
The C&TS putting on a show as they steadily climb into the mountains of southwestern Colorado with the 10am train out of Chama.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic K-36 #484 climbing into the mountains with a engineers school freight on a chilly October morning.
An HTP 35 car charter freight heads west toward Osier around MP 317. The Friends of the C&TS helped make such a long train happen.