White passengers enjoy lunch, 463 cools her heels on her eastbound trip to Antonito from Chama.
#489 rolls downhill from Cumbres Pass on its way to Chama. This was my first trip to the C&T and it was amazing. By far the best historical railroad I've been to yet. It was icing on the cake to b... (more)
Making its third of four crossings of Clear Creek between Devil's Gate and Silver Plume, former International Railways of Central America #111 barks up the grade on approach to the Lebanon Mine pl... (more)
Back on the High Line. DRGW 473, an Alco K-28 Locomotive built in 1923, is seen here hauling her Silverton Mixed Train southbound around the High Line Horseshoe Curve, some 400 ft above the... (more)
Union Pacific 844 moving through Carr Colorado
K-28 class 473 crosses the Animas River southbound into Durango with a very late last train of the day due to some mechanical difficulties she experienced earlier in the morning.
Cement Wall southbound. From up on the rocks above track level, we see our Silverton Mixed charging southbound around the curve at MP 476.5 at the location known as "Cement Wall."... (more)
Twin Bridges - MP 489.9. Our Silverton Mixed crosses the Animas yet again just about 5 miles north of Needleton Tank. This location is known as "Twin Bridges" because there are t... (more)
MP 483 - Needle Creek Canyon. At around MP 483, our Silverton Mixed passes the confluence of Needle Creek and the Animas River. This location is a nice, open meadow and a great location to... (more)
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s Presidential Special makes a stop at Cascade, Colorado, on August 26, 2006. Mikado No. 473 is painted in “Bumblebee” colors applied to the locomotive fo... (more)
Leaving Silverton, Baldwin k-28 leads the first section of the days trains back to Durango along the Animas River.
Up the hill to Silver Plume. Georgetown Loop Locomotive 111 is just about 3 minutes into her first run of the day to Silver Plume as she circles back around the Devil's Gate Station and pre... (more)
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.
Returning to Alamosa from Monte Vista
Deadheading to Denver for the annual Frontier Days Special, No. 844 charges through Platteville Colorado. Congratulations to the entire Union Pacific Steam Crew, Union Pacific Railroad, and every... (more)