Steamscape - Hamilton's Point. A Cumbres Turn hammers up the 4% grade at Hamilton's Point on a chilly morning in September. This location is believed to have been named for L.C.Hamilton, a... (more)
DRG&W #487 arrives at the Cresco water tank deep in the woods looking to top off before terminating the run in Chama.
The 315 pulls up to Cresco tank to take on water. Looks like one railfan just quite didn't make it in time.
No smoke, coasting down hill to Charma in the afternoon.
Chama Steam VIII crossing the bridge at Cresco
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.
A regular passenger train climbs the 4% grade past Cresco tank.
Former D&RGW K-36 #487 charges up the 4% grade up Cumbres Pass with a short 6 car train. K-36 #484 will take this train back to Chama later today.
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.
Climbing upgrade passing the Cresco Water Tank.
D&RGW 488 is still climbing hard as it passes the water tower at Cresco.
High Above the Wolf Creek and Chama Valleys... Xtra 488 winds uphill on it's ascent of Cumbres Pass...
#487 drifts downgrade west of Cresco