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See why railroads like the Durango & Silverton and Cumbres & Toltec draw steam buffs to Colorado from around the world.
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Photo ID: 351550

As our bus pulled up, I was very excited to see that Ed Ellis and the fine folks at the SLRG had decided to hold off on the FP10 until Fort Garland, and let our RPCA Special get pulled by the form... (more)

Railroad: San Luis & Rio Grande
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Fort Garland, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: SLRG 18
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: January 13, 2011


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By: Max Medlin

Added: Jan 13, 2011

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Photo ID: 346953

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Silverton, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 473
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: October 02, 2010


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By: Dusty Thomson

Added: Nov 28, 2010

Views: 3,417
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Photo ID: 340706

The Rio Grande's regular passenger train to Silverton has just crossed the Tefft Bridge and is now hugging the north back of the Animas River on this crystal clear fall day.

Railroad: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Cascade, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 473
Train ID: Fall Photo Train
Photo Date: October 02, 2010


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By: Christopher Blaszczyk

Added: Oct 10, 2010

Views: 5,744
Comments: 2

Favorited: 22
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Photo ID: 335927

SLRG No 18 steams into the sunrise just east of Alamosa with the photographers special.

Railroad: San Luis Rio Grande
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Alamosa, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: SLRG 18
Train ID: Phorographers Specia
Photo Date: August 26, 2010


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By: John Goforth

Added: Aug 27, 2010

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Photo ID: 335650

Southbound from Silverton in the late afternoon. The combination of hazy sunshine and the reflection of light off the mineral stained rocks below the bridge produced an interesting lighting effec... (more)

Railroad: Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-0
Location: Silverton, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 315
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 20, 2010


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By: John West

Added: Aug 24, 2010

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Favorited: 195


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Photo ID: 324147

A passenger train negotiates the Tanglefoot curves after making a stop at Cumbres. It's all down hill from here with a stop at Osier for lunch. This is a very scenic 64 mile line that offers many ... (more)

Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Cumbres, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: CTS 487
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August, 1997


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By: Chris Zygmunt

Added: May 13, 2010

Views: 4,998
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Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 323863

Long out-of-service 2-8-2 483 works a C&TS train westbound on the east approach to Cumbres Pass in better days. These were the early days of the C&TS before passenger cars replaced the converted ... (more)

Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Los Pinos, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: C&TS 483
Train ID: Tourist train
Photo Date: September 15, 1976


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By: Don Crimmin

Added: May 10, 2010

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Photo ID: 316542

Homeward Bound. An afternoon train from Silverton comes off the Animas River Bridge on the outskirts of Durango and will shortly be arriving back at Durango Station. On point today is #482... (more)

Railroad: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Durango, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DSNG 482
Train ID: Silverton to Durango
Photo Date: September 27, 2009


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Mar 07, 2010

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Photo ID: 316214

Steamscape - Apache Canyon. There are steam tourist trains scattered around the continental US, but nowhere can you photograph them with prettier scenery than in Colorado. The 64 mile lon... (more)

Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Cumbres, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 488
Train ID: Antonito to Chama
Photo Date: September 25, 2009


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Mar 05, 2010

Views: 4,251
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Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 312944

Railroad: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Silverton, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DSNG 482
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 17, 2009


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 03, 2010

Views: 3,165
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Photo ID: 312942

No smoke, coasting down hill to Charma in the afternoon.

Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Cresco, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: CTS 484
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 18, 2009


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By: Marty Bernard

Added: Feb 03, 2010

Views: 3,516
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Favorited: 6
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Photo ID: 311747

A photographers special chase train for the 315 climbs towards Cumbres through the Los Pinos Valley. The train just traversed a horseshoe curve and the track on the other side can be seen in the d... (more)

Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Los Pinos, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DRGW 488
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 13, 2009


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By: Chris Zygmunt

Added: Jan 24, 2010

Views: 4,719
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Favorited: 9
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Photo ID: 300891

The right-of-way of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad follows the Animas River, crossing it several times during the course of the journey. The bridges range from old iron trusses to... (more)

Railroad: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Silverton, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DSNG 481
Train ID: 2:45 PM Train
Photo Date: September 27, 2009


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Oct 18, 2009

Views: 5,633
Comments: 2

Favorited: 28
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Photo ID: 299553

"Here comes The Silverton up from Durango, here comes The Silverton shoveling coal!" I wonder how many RP'ers can remember the 1970s song by Bill Fries (alias C.W. McCall), which was my pe... (more)

Railroad: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Needle Creek, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: DSNG 473
Train ID: Photo Special
Photo Date: September 26, 2009


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Oct 06, 2009

Views: 3,882
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Favorited: 20
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Photo ID: 298265

A regular passenger train passes Los Pinos on its way to Cumbres and then on to Chama.

Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Locomotive: Steam 2-8-2
Location: Los Pinos, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: CTS 487
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 14, 2009


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By: Chris Zygmunt

Added: Sep 24, 2009

Views: 4,334
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11
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