Easing through the snow covered yard at Cumbres Pass, a snowplow-less 488 rolls down the main track. The first snows of the season have already fallen with a few days left in the railroad's seaso... (more)
In the waning days of the 2018, Locomotive 487 of the Cumbres and Toltec begins blasting up the 4% grade to the summit at Cumbres here at "The Narrows".
Hand held pan shot: 1/40 sec a... (more)
Under the Stars. Single frame taken around midnight under a near full moon with a Tamron 15-30mm. Originally shot for a timelapse viewable online
Turning back the clock to 1968, Denver and Rio Grande Western K-36, "#483" yanks her train out of the Coxo Curve as sister 484 begins pushing on the rear at the edge of the frame.
Turning back the clock to 1968, Denver and Rio Grande Western K-36, #484 is the rear train helper on this photo charter meant to mimic the last revenue freight ran by the D&RGW. This of course is... (more)
Veteran Cumbres and Toltec Railroader Ray Martinez calls helper locomotive 489 back to a joint with road locomotive 487 in preparation for the daily train's journey up Cumbres
No need to grab a thirst buster today, as the Cumbres and Toltec's daily train is led by a double headed whammy of K-36 power past the water tank at Cresco.
Making the final strides into Cumbres, K-36 488 leaves Tanglefoot Curve under threatening skies. The train would end up arriving an hour late into Chama after a mudslide blocked the track just we... (more)
Cooling her heels after pulling the dinner train up Cumbres. The 487 basks in the glow of the annual Village of Chama fireworks
Sunset over La Veta. Perhaps twice over. While this photo shows San Luis and Rio Grande 2-8-0 No. 18 pulling a freight over the divide of La Veta Pass at Fir in 2008... This shot may no longer b... (more)
Halfway home - we'll be there by... Night. Catching the last sunlight of the day, Grand Canyon Railway 29 and 4960 cross Miller's Wash, the half way point between the Canyon and the home terminal... (more)
A winter squall whips across the Arizona Northland, as Grand Canyon Railway #29 eases into "Miller's Wash", the lowest point on the GCRy. Asides from the sinuous twists and gentle grade... (more)
A winter squall whips across the Arizona Northland, as Grand Canyon Railway Chief Mechanical Officer Eric Hadder and a crew member tend to oiling around the century old beast.
A winter squall whips across the Arizona Northland, as Grand Canyon Railway 29 runs the hogbacks on her was to the Grand Chasm to the North
A quiet night at "Sleepy Hollow" is interrupted by a passing train through the cold night air.