Engine 487 climbs the hill approching Cumbres Pass from the East with 488 in tow hidden by the smoke. The downhill side of Tanglefoot curve can be seen in the background. This train is part of C... (more)
Engine 487 crosses Cascade Trestle Westbound with a freight. Engine 488 is pushing in the middle of the train. This train is part of Chama Steam VI.
D&RGW 487 sits outside the shop in Chama, New Mexico. From this angle it looks pretty intimidating.
D&RGW 487 sits outside the Cumbres and Toltec shop in Chama, New Mexico.
Heading back to Chama, the train has just completed the horseshoe curve outside of Osier, some of which can be seen at the right.
Chama Steam 2007...at Tanglefoot Curve
Chama Steam 2007...at Los Pinos Trestle
Chama Steam 2007...at Cascade Trestle
Double head end with 487 in the lead. The Conductor is discussing orders with the engineer as 487 will cut off the train at Cumbres Pass at 10022 feet. It's Autumn and the Aspen trees are turning ... (more)
The train departs the yard, passing the only narrow gauge spreader built by the Jordan Company.