Rio Grande's local coal circles the horseshoe at Austin on the North Fork branch under threating skies. Fortunately the sun held out long enough to capture this shot. Scanned from a Kodachrome sli... (more)
A photo special drifts downgrade at Twin Bridges on the Durango and Silverton.
A photo special drifts downgrade at Needleton on the Durango and Silverton.
Steamscape: Coxo. The morning sun is still behind the ridges to the east as D&RGW K-36 #488 claws her way past the little yellow telephone box at Coxo, with a short Cumbres Turn. The tempe... (more)
On a stunning ride with the D&RGW Zephyr through the beautiful landscape of Colorado
Three Rio Grande tunnel motors, albeit one is in SP colors, traverse the horseshoe curve at Austin on Rio Grande's scenic North Fork branch. The local train dropped off empties and picked up loads... (more)
Rio Grande's last remaining F9A awaits a crew change and departure from Helper, Utah on June 5, 1975.
Classic stainless steel Budd passenger cars await departure on the Rio Grande Zephyr at Helper, Utah. Oct. 1975
Phabulous Phantom! The volcanic spires of Phantom Curve tower over a diminutive D&RGW C-18 Consolidation as she slowly plods westbound with a train of empty stockers headed for Chama. This... (more)
1918-1966 Rains was one of the closely settled coal camps that ran together and was mined by Liberty Fuels. There was a time this area north of helper produced 300 coal cars a day of coal from se... (more)
The shadows are getting long and the daytime cumulus clouds are rapidly melting away, as Stock Extra 315 sidles up to the water tank in Antonito, CO for a top off, before bedding down for t... (more)
Pacing the Rio Grande Zephyr along Highway 6, as the fireman peers into the rising Utah sun.
D&RGW K-36 negotiates Whiplash Curve.
A heavy Rio Grande lumber drag rolls east through Provo Yard on New Year's Eve, 1976.
Westbound oil cans. Denver & Rio Grande K-27 #463 hauls a string of oil cans and other mixed freight bound for Chama via Cumbres Pass. The train is climbing a steady grade on the northern ... (more)