D&RGW narrow gauge K-36 480 simmers away in the roundhouse at Alamosa, Colo. before its run tomorrow to Chama, and then on to Durango. It would be the last winter D&RGW operated its narrow gauge... (more)
Early on a cold winter morning two engines are serviced before hauling another long train over 10,000 foot Cumbres pass to Chama. Two more engines, a flanger, and a spreader will run ahead from A... (more)
Doubleheading from Alamosa to Antonito. At Antonito both engines will take coal and water, and the helper will be cut into the train for the climb to Cumbres. It will be long after dark and prob... (more)
Following a flanger spreader train that will help clear the new snow over Cumbres, the 480 leads the regular doubleheaded Monday freight west past the Alamosa yard limits.
The 480 and 488 soak up the late afternoon sun coming through the windows of the Alamosa roundhouse.
Westbound from Chama enroute Durango.
Taking water in Alamosa.
A fresh snow covers the San Luis Valley as this DRGW ng. freight heads south from Alamosa on the three rail branch to Antonito. At Antonito the helper will be cut into the train for the climb to ... (more)