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.
487 pulls away from the engine house to be readied for her day as helper engine up the hill to Cumbres.
Opening day on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic.
Shortly after crossing the Colorado / New Mexico border for the last time, C&TS 487 eases downhill towards its final destination of Chama.