Cumbres and Toltec Engine 489 Rolling through the New Mexico wilderness
Cumbres and Toltec Engine 489 Rolling through the New Mexico woods
Rio Grande K 37 #497 leads a freight out of Chama, past Jukes Tree. The headlight of helper #484 is visible through the Rio Chama bridge.
Misty morning at Chama. Very monochrome except for the accent of the headlight.
Love shooting in the Chama terminal. Friendly staff gave me the run of the place, even turning off some lights that were a problem. Open bulb with multiple flashes. Hard not to overexpose those... (more)
Fall stock rush in full swing. The crew of DRGW 315 pulls her stock train up to the Chama Stock Pens to load cattle for an eastbound run to Alamosa.
Cumbres and Toltec Engine 489 going up Cumbres Pass
Predawn in Chama yard as the crews prepare for a tripleheaded freight to head over the pass.
C&TSRR Baldwin K-36 No. 487, leads the Morning train from Chama NM. to Antonito Co. thru the scenic fall Foliage of New Mexico.
Gloomy sky, gloomy future. The gloomy morning sky over the Chama Yard pretty well reflects the prospects for the old soldier seen here. The former D&RGW #483, a Baldwin K-36 Locomotive, w... (more)
Tanks for the memories! A line-up of 6 Union Tank Car Company (UTLX), narrow frame tanks sit idle in front of the old Gramps Oil Loading Dock in the Chama Yard in early October of 2016. ... (more)
Passing Jukes' Tree. D&RGW Locomotive #315 sets off out of Chama, NM with 4 stock cars and a caboose for Cumbres Pass, seen here passing the more than 100 year-old tree named for early 20t... (more)
On a cool beautiful mountain morning 488 gets last minute look before leading second run out.
Part of the care and maintenance of any coal burning steam locomotive includes cleaning out the ash pan, and just as it's been done spanning three centurys, today in Chama is no different.
Overcoming gravity on one, if not the steepest railroad in the country, Rio Grande Southern 455 and Cumbres and Toltec 487 climb out of The Chama River Valley (which extends into the backdrop) to... (more)