Pillar of Smoke
Rio Grande Southern Mikado #455 has a towering smoke plume as it leads a work extra past the "Matterhorn" bunk house. This train was a recreation of an RGS freigh... (more)
Water at Matterhorn.Our Engineman stands patiently in the gangway, as his Fireman fills the tender cistern of Rio Grande Southern Mudhen #455 from the standpipe at Matterhorn.
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Water Stop at Matterhorn. In the midst of intermittent rain showers and sunny breaks, a re-creation Rio Grande Southern Doubleheader pulls into the section camp at "Matterhorn", w... (more)
Bucking the deep stuff at MP 307.0. Just west of Sublette, DRGW 487 slips the drivers a bit as she struggles uphill through the "white concrete" with a full flanger consist behind... (more)
Deep Snow at MP 306.5. When the Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec planned this flanger charter, the goal had been to reach Sublette. When a similar charter was done a year before, reaching ... (more)
Water at Sublette. Here's a more conventional view of our D&RGW Flanger train arriving at Sublette. The water column at the west end of the complex is normally operational and is used dail... (more)
Arriving at Sublette. A D&RGW Flanger outfit is seen here arriving at the remote Section House in Sublette around mid-afternoon. This complex of buildings was historically occupied by a s... (more)
D&RGW Work Extra 463 West. A D&RGW MOW Extra works its way west toward a construction site near Sublette, NM. In the consist today are Pile Driver OB and Derrick OP, as well as a number of... (more)
A work train with DRGW 463 arrives Sublette for a quick water stop.
Tanks and pipes at MP 305. A pair of D&RGW K-36 Locomotives drag a heavy consist of tanks and pipes westbound past MP 305, en route to the oil fields near Farmington, NM. One quick look at... (more)
Snaking around the contours of the Conejos Formation above the Rio de Los Pinos, a Denver & Rio Grande Western Freight slowly works its way west on the run from Alamosa, CO, to Chama, NM vi... (more)
Running a Maintenance charter for the 'Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec,' locomotive 463 starts the train up after stopping briefly on a curve outside of Sublette.
Work Extra 489 West, a flanger train, arrives at Sublette, New Mexico. Train was a photo charter operated by Historic Transportation Preservation, Inc. (Steam Specials)
C&TS winter photo charter operated by Historic Transportation Preservation, Inc. (Steam Specials)