With dignitaries from the Railroad Commission on board, No. 487 has backed its train into the Cumbres snowshed to drop them off for lunch at the new pavilion.
Just across the state line, No. 487 thunders past the tank at Cresco on its climb to Cumbres.
Detail study of C&TS 487 and 484 at first light
C&TS 487 steam across Colorado State Highway 17 on a special evening run.
C&TS 487 hustles past Perry's Pond with a night dinner train bound for the pavilion at Cumbres Pass.
All is silent on the Gunnison Line...
The Denver & Rio Grande Western stretched westward toward the booming gold mines of the mighty west bound for mines near Crested Butte and points west... (more)
Perched high atop the Royal Gorge, DRGW's 2-8-4 499 sits through a passing rain shower as clouds begin to encase the southern Colorado landscape.
Just not a great day for a scenic train ride. Having topped Cumbres Pass, Train 215 drifts down the 4% grade toward her home station in Chama. In this view, she's passing the S-curves besi... (more)
Cumbres in the clouds. With low clouds and fog blowing in and out of the terrain just east of the 10,000 ft. high Cumbres Pass, Train 215 chugs slowly westbound into the Cumbres Loop, more ... (more)
Passing Los Pino Tank. Having just rounded the hairpin at the north end of the Los Pinos Valley, Train 215, the Cumbres & Toltec daily westbound out of Antonito is now passing the Los Pinos... (more)
The sky is obscured as the train leaves Chama
Durango & Silverton locomotive 481 rests at the Durango, CO station moments before departing for Silverton on May 10, 2016.
Working upgrade over Labato Trestle is an eastbound Rio Grande freight pulled by K-36 2-8-2 No. 487, with help up the steep 4% grade provided by sister Mikado No. 488 cut in ahead of the caboose(s... (more)