Along the Rio de Los Pinos. A 30-car D&RGW Freight runs compass southeast in the cool morning light along the Rio de Los Pinos, en route to Osier, Antonito and eventually, Alamosa.
Baldwin K-36 No. 487 drifts down off Cumbres Pass and passes the water tank at Los Pinos on the trip to Antonito. The return trips to Chama take on water before climbing up to the pass.
Barreling west toward Cumbres Pass. D&RGW Locomotive 315 charges upgrade, passing Los Pinos Tank on the westbound run to Cumbres Pass. Los Pinos Tank is operational and often used by sma... (more)
Climbing towards Cumbres Pass.
RGS 455 at Apache Canyon. RGS 455 (DRGW 463 in disguise) hauls her freight around the rock formation just east of Apache Canyon Crossing at about MP 327.75. This particular location and... (more)
After two days of hard work, in what was originally thought to take only two days. Rotary OY and 487 must continue on late into the evening, so they can finish the job to get the line open for the... (more)
D&RGW 315 deadheads uphill towards Cumbres Pass to pick up its dinner train.
Crossing the Los Pinos River between Osier and Los Pinos, Colorado, is a Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad photo freight led by 2-8-2 K-36 No. 487 on October 25, 2008. With the locomotive relette... (more)
Now traveling almost compass south, the Train 216 is nearing MP 324 and crosses the Rio de los Pinos River in front of Pinorealosa Mountain. We had to break off here and head back for Kansas City... (more)
C&TS Train 216 swings through another one of the abundant S-Curves on the line headed towards Antonito. The train will soon drop down another hill, and then through a horseshoe curve, running bac... (more)
A westbound freight train at Los Pinos gets under way just after the scheduled passenger train for Chama passed by.
The train from Antonito climbs the grade to Cumbres Pass on its return to Chama New Mexico.
484 continues it's climb to the summit of Cumbres as it climbs the westbound grade near Los Pinos.
The C&TS regularly scheduled passenger train has just passed the charter photo freight at Los Pinos on a beautiful fall afternoon.
Steamscape - Los Pinos. After filling its tender with water at the Los Pinos Tank, D&RGW 315 heads west toward Cumbres Pass with 10 freight cars and a caboose on a cool, late summer afterno... (more)