The 487 pulls a passenger train up grade past Los Pinos water tank. It's just a few more miles before it makes it to Cumbres, after which it will be all down hill.
Double heading with 481 up to Cumbers Pass.
A regular passenger train passes Los Pinos on its way to Cumbres and then on to Chama.
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.
C&TS 487 is coming into Chama at the end of today's run. It's a national holiday and American flags are flying on the 487.
2007 Rio Grande Fall Freight stopped at Cumbres Pass to do some switching.
Mid Afternoon finds the Extra 487 West hauling a stock train upgrade along the gently sloping Los Pinos River
It's the late October in the 1950's, and a Pipe Train is threading its way through the San Juan Mountains with a few extra stock cars tacked on for a deadhead move to bring livestock back to the L... (more)
Coming out of the curve at Tanglefoot.
487 sets off with another runpast at Tanglefoot.
Entering Tanglefoot with the first of several runpasts.
The SLST charter crosses the Los Pinos trestle.