On the afternoon of June 5, 2018, a hostler cleans the running gear of Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 2-8-2 K-36 No. 484 just outside the railroad’s enginehouse in Chama, New Mexico.
Couplers between two Rio Grande gons show wear, chipping paint and the indelible link between all cars that make a train as seen in Chama Yard in New Mexico in July 1981. Even though these coupler... (more)
The C&TS putting on a show as they steadily climb into the mountains of southwestern Colorado with the 10am train out of Chama.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic K-36 #484 climbing into the mountains with a engineers school freight on a chilly October morning.
Old Acquaintances Meet Again
A couple of out-of-town visitors are present in the Cumbres & Toltec yard in Chama, New Mexico. D&RGW C-18 2-8-0 315 is here for a five year part-time ... (more)
Heading West thru the Chama yard to turn on the wye.
Taking coal at the tipple in Chama June 1967.
Ready to leave Chama.
D&RGW K-27 #453 begins its trek around Tanglefoot Curve on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad. #453 was renumbered from #463 for this Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec fall photo charter.
East of Osier, CO, D&RGW 2-8-0 #315 leads a freight train through the San Juan Mountains near MP 317 on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad.
A Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec Fall Photo ... (more)
D&RGW 2-8-0 #315 rounds the curve at Lava, NM (MP 291) on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad.
A Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec Fall Photo Charter.
Cumbres & Toltec K-36 #489 brings the passenger train through the small yard at Chama,NM on its way to wye the train.
C&TS Mikado 487 claws at the near 4% grade on the Cumbres & Toltec mainline just outside of Chama.
In the waning days of the 2018, Locomotive 487 of the Cumbres and Toltec begins blasting up the 4% grade to the summit at Cumbres here at "The Narrows".
Hand held pan shot: 1/40 sec a... (more)