SL&RG 18 tries its hardest to surmount the slippery rails on its climb to the summit (Greased possibly by the track foreman). Mt Blanca rises in the distance
SL&RG 18 makes its way over a small trestle near Sierra, from here to La Veta, it's a isolated climb over the Sangre De Cristo Mountains.
Roaring across the San Luis Valley, the (San Luis &) Rio Grande #18 heads Eastward, as the Massive (and It's HUGE at 14,000 Feet above Sea Level) Mt Blanca towers above the landscape
Hey... Rio Grande over the Rio Grande!
SL&RG 18 Pulls her first train at her new home of Alamosa.
A early morning Rio Grande Freight train descends towards Walsenburg Colorado... In Actuality, this is a San Luis and Rio Grande train, led by the newly acquired 18...
Work Extra 18 is in front of the Spanish Peaks as it takes its train along for a ride. This is the first steam locomotive east of La Veta Colorado since 1956.
Work Extra 18 Blasts uphill out of Tunnel 2
A early morning Rio Grande Freight train descends (but with smoke of course) towards Walsenburg Colorado... In Actuality, this is a San Luis and Rio Grande train, led by the newly acquired 18...
Locomotive is on it's way from Oregon to Alamosa, Colorado. Seen here waiting on a siding just west of the Moffat Tunnel, as an air ambulance lands in the distance.
San Luis and Rio Grande #1744 approaches the small town of La Veta, CO.
Former Southern Pacific #1744 prepares to cross a road in the small town of Laveta, CO.