A pair of SD40-2 high hoods wait with a short local at sunset beneath the towering elevators of Fostoria.
Looking through a window of the past at a train of the present. A southbound NS train goes by AC Tower, ready to take over control of the diamonds if necessary.
Being hit by dozens of trains a day wears out the diamonds in Marion, so they need welded up and ground flush monthly like this one.
The Cumbres and Toltec diesel is making up the train for the next day's trip behind D&RGW 315.
Under threatening skies, the 315 Extra rounds the curves at Big Horn.
Charging over the first of several bridges on the line.
Whistling for the crossing, the daily train passes the Dalton sign, as well as a flanger sign on the right.
Beneath threatening skies, the passenger train cruises past the coaling tower nearly to the station.
Rounding the curve into Lobato, pouring smoke and headed for Cumbres.
Working hard through the crossing at Coxo is the train with a caboose added for a charter.
D&RGW 315 leads its train around the curve to the lowest of three levels at Whiplash. The highest can be seen in the background.
A look into the past as the conductor walks the roof, setting the brakes to hold the train on the steep siding while waiting on the late Moonlight Train.
A very rare moment on the San Juan Extension. Three trains were stopped at Osier for lunch, including the 315 Extra. Two are seen next to each other while the other departs for Chama.
One constant about the scenery along the San Juan Extension was and is the fences, showing how large a role cattle played in the railroad. Today, no cattle are riding the train, but it is full of... (more)
One can try to look away from an on-coming steamer, but with a plume like that, they just have to look back. C&TS 484 leads its train out of the Narrows and towards Lobato.