A version in color of our Denver and Rio Grande narrow gauge freight as it sits under a quickly setting sun taking on some water prior to a departure to Chama. One of several unstaged scenes to b... (more)
Switching at Cumbres Pass. A D&RGW Brakeman battles the glare of the evening sun as he and the crew of a westbound freight perform some switching moves in the yard at Cumbres Pass. His da... (more)
While I was unable to Ride the Lerro Charters due to commitments to a brand new niece in Durango and Work, I was able to visit for a couple hours.... I hope he comes back next year perhaps timing ... (more)
C&TS 489 leading the daily Chama-Antonito passenger train as it nears the top of Cumbres Pass on a beautiful summer day in southern Colorado.
DRG&W #485 under starry, starry skies. Lighting by God, flash, by Lerro Productions. DRG&W #489 as #485, if just for 48 hours.
Topping Cumbres Pass. Coming out of the shadows of Tanglefoot Curve, a D&RGW Freight enters the evening sunlight at the 10,020 foot-level....the summit of Cumbres Pass. Shortly, she'll cro... (more)
Evening departure at Cumbres Pass. The last rays of sun poke through the clouds as a Denver & Rio Grande Western Freight eases out of Cumbres Station on the westbound run to Chama, and late... (more)
DRG&W #487 over the 1889 built Cascade Trestle during a Lerro Productions photo charter.
DRG&W #487 at Windy Point.
1951 or 2011?
While in Cumbres one September I made sure to document this scene. DRG&W #485 has long been scrapped after falling into a turntable pit and only the entrance of the full snow shed (as seen) now s... (more)
One of my early color images (from the two day Lerro Photo charter featuring #489 as #485).
Fond memories chasing the DRG&W with steam photographer John West and friends. Hard to believe it was only last week. bw
In the snowshed at Cumbres Pass. Denver & Rio Grande Western #485 sits with her freight on a snowshed-covered leg of the Cumbres Pass Wye waiting for traffic to pass. For pretty obvious r... (more)
Steamscape - Tanglefoot Curve. Denver & Rio Grande Western #485 works upgrade westbound on Tanglefoot Curve with an afternoon freight bound for Cumbres Pass and Chama. For the first day o... (more)