Wood, Coal, and Oil A rare sight for sure. Six steam locomotives burning three different forms of fuel all gathered in one place, and all under steam at the same time. A sight to b... (more)
RGS No. 20 shoves past the Antonito water tank after a successful test run towards Lava.
RGS No. 20 is making its first test run on the Cumbres & Toltec, allowing the crew to really "open 'er up" for the first time since restoration. Before this, No. 20 had only operated on... (more)
Two Ten-Wheelers, Rio Grande Southern 20 and Rio Grande Western 168, stand outside the C&TS shop in Antonito. Although they appear similar in size, there is almost twenty years of steam technolog... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec 489 is being bedded down for the night after taking on oil and water at Antonito, Colorado.
One of the neatest experiences of the Victorian Iron Horse Roundup was the chance to ride (and for some, sleep) in an authentic narrow gauge Pullman car. Denver & Rio Grande 470 was built by Pull... (more)
Former D&RGW K-37 494 has never turned a wheel under steam for owner Cumbres & Toltec. It has been a display item at Antonito since 1970.
Denver & Rio Grande 425 (D&RGW 315 backdated to its 1917 appearance and number) sits in the yard at Antonito alongside C&TS K-36 489 and Rio Grande Southern 20 on the second day of the Victorian I... (more)
Rio Grande 489, recently converted from coal to oil, has been holding down the Antonito-Osier most of the summer. The state of Colorado, along with the rest of the southwest, is experiencing an e... (more)
Former Wabash parlor-observation "Blue Bird Club" stored near the depot in Alamosa along with many other passenger cars once owned by Iowa Pacific Holdings. Some have been purchased by ... (more)
Iowa Pacific 518 languishes in the yard at Alamosa and is for sale following the closure of the San Luis & Rio Grande. I hope this classic cab unit finds a buyer.
The BN-CP Transfer, led by BNSF 1474, is delivering Canadian Pacific SD70ACUs 7018 and 7019 to St. Paul Yard at Newport, Minn.
Canadian Pacific SD70ACu 7011 is picking up 26 cars at Shoreham Yard in Minneapolis, prior to heading west towards Glenwood. Taken from public property at University Avenue.
Canadian Pacific has just delivered cars to Union Pacific's Belt Yard, and is now setting out UP 6877. UP 1988, the Katy heritage unit, is waiting to depart for Altoona.
Former DM&E 1483 leads the morning tourist train over the Belfast & Moosehead Lake, Unity, Maine. The unit still wears its Otter Tail Valley paint scheme from its days in Minnesota.