Rare winter steam trip up La Veta Pass is about to board at the depot. #18 has been sitting out SLRG ops for 2014, expected to steam up next summer perhaps.
Originally Amtrak. It looks good but I'm not sure when or if it is used. Due to the steep grades and slow speeds it would seem to be a good "horsepower stretcher" but thus far in two t... (more)
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)
Rio Grande Spreader 052 awaits the need to remove snow between switches in the old D&RGW yard at Alamosa, Colorado. It was rebuilt at Burnham from a wood frame flanger in 1941.
Rio Grande Spreader 049, built by Jordan in 1937, awaits the chance to clear deep snow in the old D&RGW yard at Alamosa, Colorado.
SP's Creede Local heads west through the San Luis Valley with 16 cars of interchange traffic for the San Luis Central Railroad at Sugar Junction.
A Rio Grande GP60 assigned to work the Creede Local turns on the wye near the historic D&RGW roundhouse in Alamosa, Colorado. The sturdy brick structure that served both narrow and standard gauge ... (more)
Looking great under clear sky's, SLRG 1100 sits in the Alamosa yard awaiting its next call to duty.
SLRG 8577 sits in the small yard in Alamosa across from the company offices.
Arriving in Alamosa early (round trip to La Veta was shortened to Fir due to freight train derailment), the San Luis and Rio Grande’s La Veta passenger train, led by EMD FP10 No. 1100, brings the ... (more)
After arriving from Fir (round trip to La Veta was shortened due to freight train derailment), the San Luis and Rio Grande’s La Veta passenger train, led by EMD FP10 No. 1100, gets serviced on the... (more)
Former Carolina Southern F7 9163 stored in the yard at Alamosa.
After dropping of it's passengers at the Alamosa depot, SLRG crew members go about there evening duties with the train.