Easing down the steep grade from Cumbres Pass, the Engineer & Fireman School train passes Cresco Tank.
#489 rolls downhill from Cumbres Pass on its way to Chama. This was my first trip to the C&T and it was amazing. By far the best historical railroad I've been to yet. It was icing on the cake to b... (more)
Charging up the four percent grade through Cresco, Colorado, is a Rio Grande freight led by 2-8-2 Mikado No. 489. This Rio Grande-lettered freight train is being operated by the Cumbres & Toltec S... (more)
There's a hint of smoke coming from hot brake shoes as No. 484 drops downgrade past the water tower at Cresco.
Just across the state line, No. 487 thunders past the tank at Cresco on its climb to Cumbres.
Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad #484 thunders uphill over the trestle and past the watertank at Cresco, Colorado. The train has just entered Colorado, the first of 17 border crossing this train... (more)
C&T K-36 #488 storms upgrade at Cresco tank for a photo runby.
The 315 has just taken on water at Cresco tank and is headed for Cumbres. There they will add a few more gondolas to the train.
D&RGW 315, 2-8-0, (BLW 14352 / 1895), D&RGW class C-18, originally Florence & Cripple Creek RR 3, "Elkton," approaching Cresco Tank, on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, where water will be ta... (more)
A double headed passenger takes the train to Cumbres Pass where the helper will be taken off and returned to Chama. Here the train runs past Cresco tank.
D&RGW 488 is still climbing hard as it passes the water tower at Cresco.
K-27 No. 463 and K-36 No. 489 storm up to Cresco tank with a charter freight on a glorious fall day.
The train is just entering Colorado from New Mexico as 487 puts on an impressive show pounding uphill past the water tank at Cresco.