Approaching Cumbres Pass. With her pops lifting and her Fireman's injector going full-blast, DRGW 453 hauls a mixed freight the last mile up the eastern approach to the 10,000 ft. Cumbres P... (more)
"Tanglefoot Lake" (MP 329.6). DRGW 453 throws a reflection in the pond of standing water along Tanglefoot Curve, as she completes her climb to the 10,000 ft. high Cumbres Pass, ju... (more)
Toward Chama via Cumbres. DRGW 453 charges upgrade past the Los Pinos Tank toward Cumbres Pass, amidst the breathtaking display of fall colors on the hills to the north.
Of course, the l... (more)
Crossing Cascade Creek. A Rio Grande Southern freight re-creation tip-toes across the iron trestle over Cascade Creek on a breezy fall afternoon. Heading up our train this day is DRGW 453,... (more)
DRGW K-36 #487 lifts a photo freight up the 4% grade of Cumbres Pass. Watching a steam train climb the steep grade on a crisp morning is one of the most spectacular railfan events a person can ex... (more)
Golden Hour at Ferguson's. The sagebrush are still casting very long shadows as DRGW Mudhen #453 charges upgrade from Ferguson's Trestle, on the westbound run to Chama via Cumbres Pass.
A photo charter is working it's way around Phantom Curve during one of many photo runbys that day on the C&TS.
Burlington's famous Mikado 4960 was on display in non-operating condition at the Mid-Continent Railroad Muswum in North Freedom, WI back in August 1973. The engine had handled Burlington fan trips... (more)
Sunrise at Ferguson's. DRGW K-27 Mudhen #453 steps across Ferguson's Trestle at MP 285.87, just moments after sunrise, hauling a freight westbound toward Chama and Durango, via Cumbres Pass... (more)
141TD 740 and 141R 1126 approaching Le Lioran summit
Passenger train running between Damas and Deraa hauled by the Hartmann Mikado #262.
Southern 4501 leads TVRM 325, the Autumn Leaf Special, through the woods of Northwest Georgia as the Fall colors are on display for the passengers on board.