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)
The daily train out of Chama is climbing on the final ascent to the summit of Cumbres Pass, rounding Windy Point on a gorgeous day in Southwestern Colorado.
D&RGW K-27 #463 rolls off the Lobato Trestle with a photo freight on a summer afternoon. While this is one of two K-27s in operation (the other being in Michigan), #463 is the only one left in its... (more)
Freshly overhauled K-36 #489 is hauling a freight special over the old Lobato trestle. As mid engine K-36 #488 is helping moving the mixed freight train over the gradient.
#489 has had it's firs... (more)
A freight of fifteen cars is being helped across Lobato
Trestle toward the summit of Cumbres Pass by No.491,
a K-37 2-8-2. This locomotive was built by Baldwin in
When completed, the Rio Grande Southern Railroad had 142 bridges scattered along its 162 miles of track. This is not one of them, rather the Lobato trestle on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.
One of the SLST group's photo freights crosses Lobato trestle. #489 was the mid train helper - the lead loco (#487) and 3 cars have drawn ahead out of sight, to comply with weight restrictions ove... (more)
This three engine freight is climbing the hill towards Cumbres Pass. All three smoke plumes can be seen and 488 at the rear can be seen through the trees. This train is part of Chama Steam VI
Engine 484 rounds the curve just to the east of Lobato Trestle Eastbound with a freight. Engine 487 is visible further back in the train and a small part of engine 488 is seen pushing at the rear... (more)
The first two engines are separated by a flanger.
Rejoined to its leading helper, Extra 488 East leaves Lobato
Chama Steam 2006
D&RGW 487, the helper locomotive has ran "light" across the Lobato Trestle due to weight restrictions...while the 488 and 484 begine to lug the 32 car freight train over the trestle
~489 crossing Lobato trestle with a charter freight