Making a stop for a much-needed late night drink, we see C-19 #346 cooling her heels at the ironically-named "No Agua" tank.
Photo taken at the night photo shoot at the Colorado Railroad Museu... (more)
At a dusty grade crossing somewhere in the Colorado mountains, a brand new Model A Ford grinds to a halt. A golden glow reflecting on shiny railheads from around the curve is soon joined by the sh... (more)
D&SNGRR K-36 480 is on the point of the 8 o'clock train out of Durango as it nears Shalona Lake on it's way to Silverton.
Work Extra 315 at Dalton. Just a few minutes prior to the alpine sunset, Work Extra 315 passes the private crossing at Dalton with a single boxcar and a short train of gons.
I waited he... (more)
Evening departure at Chama. Denver & Rio Grande Western Consolidation #315 departs the Chama yard eastbound on the evening of Thursday, August 25th, to take a cut of cars to Cumbres Pass in... (more)
Three Rio Grande K-36 2-8-2s haul a freight up the steep 4% grade of Cumbres Pass out of Chama, New Mexico, on October 25, 2008. The train is rounding a curve between Lobato and Dalton west of mil... (more)
With a short passenger train in tow, venerable Denver & Rio Grande Western #346 circles the loop at the Colorado Railroad Museum during the 2016 National Railway Historical Society convention. Pa... (more)
These two Denver & Rio Grande Western engines look like different size toys thanks to a little forced perspective. DRGW 318 is a Baldwin 2-8-0 locomotive built in 1896 and DRGW 5771 is an EMD F9(... (more)
As luck would have it, I happened to drop in to Silverton for a quick afternoon pit stop when I heard a steam whistle much later in the afternoon than usual. Upon further inspection, it was the D&... (more)
The Colorado Railroad Museum located in Golden, Colorado has one of the best collections of vintage engines and rolling stock. In this shot you see the Galloping Goose #2 and the Denver Leadville... (more)
There's a hint of smoke coming from hot brake shoes as No. 484 drops downgrade past the water tower at Cresco.
It's raining in the high country as C&TS 484 works its way between Los Pinos and Cumbres.
C&TS 484 passes the recently-restored section house at the summit of Cumbres Pass.
C&TS 484 pauses at the summit of Cumbres Pass before heading towards Antonito with the August 2016 Engineer/Fireman school train.
I've been a postcard collector for a long time and this is the closest I've ever come a "postcard perfect" shot! Here's Cumbres & Toltec 487, with train 216 from Chama, nearing the summ... (more)