The Air Up There
Cumbres and Toltec K-36 No. 487 leaps over Wolf Creek on Lobato Trestle on a spectacular fall afternoon. The former Denver and Rio Grande Western Narrow Gauge... (more)
Same as it ever was...
Conductor Ray Martinez brings K-36 487 to a hook to its train on a warm October morning. No radios here, as Ray talks through his body movements to let ... (more)
Ablaze in Golde Light
Denver & Rio Grande Western K-36 2-8-2 489 is taking water at the north tank in Chama on a brisk, chilly September morning ablaze in Aspen gold light jus... (more)
Under the Juke’s Tree
From under that famous tree in delightful Fall morning light the daily passenger train rolls up the grade for Cumbres Pass.
Water from the Tank
Like gold glowing in the brilliant Fall morning light; water on the deck flows from the tank. Chama, NM
In unison, triple header #487, #488, and #489 struggle up the grade near Dalton displaying the drama of mountain steam narrow gauge railroading as only the... (more)
C&T K36 #487 and sister #489 team up on a morning departure from Chama, NM, passing Jukes Tree 9/26/18. At Cumbres Pass, the #487 will be set off and utilized on a ballast train.
The first day of the 2016 Fall Photo Freight ended with a night photo session at the Chama, NM coaling tower with K27 #463. Lighting was arranged by the Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec, please ... (more)
DRGW K27 #463 with a train of stock cars, entering the narrows outside Chama, NM 10/4/16. This is from the 2016 Fall Photo Freight of the Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec.
DRGW K27 #463 with a train of stock cars, passing Jukes Tree Chama, NM 10/4/16. This is from the 2016 Fall Photo Freight of the Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec. We were fortunate to have incre... (more)
The Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec hosted a two day 2016 Fall Photo Freight October 4th and 5th, 2016 with a variety of power, locations, etc. The first day began with DRGW K27 #463, a 1903 Ba... (more)
OY at the Coaling Tower
At the coaling tower, the OY is in all her glory in shades of grays.
Fall Splendor at the Water Tank
D&RGW 489 is taking water on a brilliant Fall sunrise in Chama, NM.
OY in the Narrows
Rotary Steam Snow Plow D&RGW OY is battling heavy snow through the Narrows north of Chama, NM March 1, 2020. The Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec did an incred... (more)
D&RGW OY on Lobato Trestle
Rotary steam powered snow plow OY rolls home after a day fighting snow over Cumbres Pass. Here passing over Lobato Trestle. Doing the honors with ... (more)