SL&RG #18 (ex LS&I #18) climbs the steeper east side of La Veta Pass, about a half mile below the summit at Fir, on a Steam Loco Safari Tour photo freight.
SL&RG #18 (ex LS&I #18) approaches the loop on the west side of La Veta Pass, with a Steam Loco Safari Tours charter freight. Photo taken from just below the tracks on the upper level.
Sunday morning in Monte Vista, Colorado as San Luis & Rio Grande #8577 is ready to take its one car passenger train back across the San Luis Valley to Alamosa. At one time, this branch continued o... (more)
Here Comes the Sun...with apologies to George Harrison
Crossing the Grande...
Because of the Concert Series at Fir Summit on the railroad on Fridays amd Saturdays during the month of August, We're Running 18 to Monte Vista on a mixed Freight.
As the sun dips towards the horizon, its light illuminates the San Luis & Rio Grande freight power in the yard at Alamosa, Colorado.
Steam tourist train meets a western thunderstorm in Forbes Park, Colorado.
SLRG 459 arrives Alamosa from the east after returning from Antonito and going around the wye in Alamosa.
SLRG 18 from ground level.
Cab of the SLRG 18.
18 arriving in Almosa a little late but with better light.
Former LS&I 18 now SLRG 18 is about to cut away from its train.
SL&RG 18 is pumping up her train in preperation for the day's photos...
SL&RG 18 has made its way around the loop at the summit of La Veta Pass. It's a mere few more feet to the summit...