Clouds of steam accompany Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad’s steam-powered Rotary OY and outfit train as it approaches Coxo, Colorado, on March 1, 2020. The train was operated as part of C&TS’ 50t... (more)
Breakout! After several minutes of hard plowing, Rotary OY and her train finally break through the 3 foot snow pack and onto Colorado Highway 17, with Pilot Marvin Casias leading the charge... (more)
Plowing the deep stuff at Coxo. As the Cumbres & Toltec's Rotary Outfit approaches the Highway 17 crossing at Coxo, the game begins to change. For most of the run from Chama to this locat... (more)
Steamscape: Perry's Pond. There are no pretty reflections, just shadows this day, as the Cumbres & Toltec Rotary Outfit claws its way through the last quarter mile toward the Highway 17 Cro... (more)
After getting a fill of water from the Chama Fire Department at the Highway 17 grade crossing at Coxo, Colorado, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad Rotary OY plow outfit heads upgrade toward the loc... (more)
Steam, smoke and snowCumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad Rotary OY approaches Colorado Highway 17 grade crossing at Coxo, Colorado, on March 1, 2020. The steam-powered rotary plow is being... (more)
Rotary OY approaches Highway 17.
The Rotary train passes the photo charter participants.
487 descends Cumbres Pass with and afternoon train
Rounding Coxo Curve, 489 and train head upgrade towards Cumbres.
Waking up the Chama Valley. With the alpine sunrise now just minutes away, our early morning Cumbres Turn charges up the 4% toward Coxo Crossing, with her stack beats echoing across the en... (more)
Steamscape: COLORado. D&RGW Locomotive #315 emerges from the "blazing" aspen forest at Coxo, Colorado, just prior to crossing Highway 17 for the 3rd time on the run to Cumbres P... (more)
C&TS 487 heads up the 4% grade with a freight special.
Replicating a scene that could easily pass for 90 years ago, the narrow guage Mike rumbles past some open range cattle country on the Rio Grande San Juan Extension with C&TS Train 216.
Steamscape: Windy Point from Perry's Pond. On a late summer afternoon, D&RGW 463 drifts down the 4% grade below Windy Point, passing the small beaver pond that has informally been named for... (more)