After loading coal and other servicing, K-36 No. 482, makes a move to the turntable before retiring for the night.
Coming off the mini highline K-28 No. 473 with the first section of todays train is about to cross Hwy 250 on the trip back to Durango.
D&S 486 has reached the top of the long 2.5% grade from Hermosa as it nears Rockwood. The train is traversing the "Mini Highline" above Elbert Creek and Shalona Lake.
Cumbres And Toltec Baldwin K-36 No.489 with the train from Antonito CO.to Chama NM. takes water at the Los Pinos water tank.
The first dusting of snow highlights the fall colors as No. 482 crosses the Timber Bridge over the Animas River. The bridge is relatively unchanged in appearance while being structurally maintain... (more)
D&SNG K36 No.482 poses on the turntable along with No.486 before retiring to the shop for the night.
At 7:53 a.m. the 489 pulls away from the water plug at Cumbres to begin putting together three cuts of cars into a 30 car train for its trek down the east side of Cumbres. This was part of a two ... (more)
D&SNG K36 No.482 takes on coal for tomorrows trip up Cumbres Pass and over to Antonito during a night photo session at the D&SNG Yard.
Movie making on the Cumbres & Toltec. Lettered for the Great Northern, No.484 becomes a star on a new Netflix movie called Hostile starring Christian Bale.
D&SNG K-28 No.473 pulls the first section of todays Durango to Silverton excursion trains. Low clouds and steam merge in the morning.
K36 484 brings train 215 into the yard at Chama.
With the first snow of Autumn on the mountains, D&SNG Baldwin K-36 No. 486 exits the gorge into the Animas Valley and Silverton.
Steamscape: Tanglefoot Curve. A Denver & Rio Grande Western freight runs around the Tanglefoot Curve and it runs the last mile of its trek to Cumbres Pass. The road engine this days is DRG... (more)
Double-header westbound at Tanglefoot. A classic, early 1900s double-header graces the complex curves of the Cumbres Loop, known more popularly as "Tanglefoot Curve." This train is westbo... (more)
Pinning on the power. A D&RGW K-27 Locomotive couples up to a freight consist in the yard at Cumbres Pass, in preparation for the trip down the 4% grade to Chama, NM and beyond. On the si... (more)