Steam powered rotary snowplow OY is pushing through some of the larger drifts on it's way to the Colorado/New Mexico border, where the days work will end. Hardly a soul around to see this extrav... (more)
C&TS #487 arrives at Chama, NM with the daily passenger train from Antonito, CO on a perfect October afternoon in 2004.
The Air Up There
Cumbres and Toltec K-36 No. 487 leaps over Wolf Creek on Lobato Trestle on a spectacular fall afternoon. The former Denver and Rio Grande Western Narrow Gauge... (more)
Who's Model Railroad is this Anyways?
Cumbres and Toltec 487, a Mikado built for the Denver and Rio Grande Western, coasts by Cresco Colorado's water tank on its decent of from... (more)
In a torrent of heavy freezing and cold rain at Cumbres Pass #487 struggles up to the pass on the wet rail. The first signs of a long Winter on the pass are evident with the coming of the late Fal... (more)
On an early summer morning, C&TS #487 brings the Antonito, Colorado bound passenger train to the summit of Cumbres Pass. We're looking to the southwest, down the valley the train has just climbed... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec K-36 No. 487 sits with Rotary OY and water car No. 0472 beneath the coaling tower at Chama, New Mexico, on the night of February 29, 2020. Built by Baldwin in 1925 for the Rio Gra... (more)
The Cumbres & Toltec was extremely busy on Saturday, September 29. Beside the two “regular” trains from Chama and Antonito, there was a charter photo freight from Antonito and Osier, and a Gallopi... (more)
C&TS K-37s #s 487 and 484 rest by the engine shop (not a round house because, well, it's not round) on a sunny warm summer afternoon.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad train no. 216 is exiting the narrows and approaching Labato, New Mexico, pulled up the steep 4-percent grade of Cumbres Pass by K-36 Mikado No. 487 on the morning ... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad train No. 216 crosses the Rio Chama Bridge departing Chama, New Mexico, on June 6, 2018.
Misty morning at Chama. Very monochrome except for the accent of the headlight.
Climbing towards Cumbres Pass.
CTS 487 and 489 lead the first train of the season towards Cumbres Pass.