A work train with DRGW 463 arrives Sublette for a quick water stop.
Steamscape: Lobo Lodge. Two K-36 Locomotives, 17 freight cars and one caboose make up this morning's Cumbres Turn, which is seen here hammering up the legendary 4% grade from Chama to Cumb... (more)
DRGW K-36 #484 is seen shortly after departing Antonito for Osier and eventually Chama, NM.
The Cumbres Turn. Two Denver & Rio Grande Western K-36 Locomotives haul a large cut of boxes, tanks and gons eastbound out of the Chama Yard, as they begin the run up the 4% grade to Cumbr... (more)
A Grande Sunset: "On fire" at "Stein's Curve." Literally at the moment of sunset, a westbound Rio Grande Freight suddenly "catches fire" with solar glint, as it negotiates "Stein's Curve", ... (more)
A proud display of railroading can be found at the museum in Ogden, UT, including this veteran of the Rio Grande.
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr makes its station stop at Glenwood Springs, Colorado. In the background, a station worker has the baggage cart positioned to service the baggage car.
Sporting an uncharacteristic six domes, the very final westbound Rio Grande Zephyr approaches the divergence of the Craig branch and the Dotsero cutoff at Bond, Colorado.
Sunset at Lava Loop. After a day of shooting under changeable skies and occasional light rain showers, the patrons on the 2015 Historic Transport Preservation (HTP) Rio Grande Charter all h... (more)
Steam, Smoke and Sagebrush under a Mackerel Sky. A long D&RGW freight drag charges west through the wide-open desert of New Mexico on a cool, fall morning, under a gorgeous deck of puffy al... (more)
Phall Colors at Phantom Curve. A peek through the rapidly yellowing aspens reveals an eastbound D&RGW Freight approaching the volcanic rock formations at Phantom Curve.
Phantom Curve wa... (more)
Not sure if DRGW actually owned this pair of exSP SD39's being used by a gravel outfit in Commerce City but no lettering other than DRGW present? Only pair of SD 39's ever painted in DRGW paint.
Meet me at Toltec. The crew of a Denver and Rio Grande Freight observe the passage of a fast passenger train, as they sit in the hole at colorful Toltec Siding. Of course, the freight is a... (more)
As a westbound Utah Railway coal train crosses over to Main 1 at URJ (Utah Railway Junction) near Martin, Utah, a set of light helpers led by venerable Rio Grande SD40T-2 No. 5371 waits on Main 2 ... (more)
A westbound Utah Railway coal train meets an eastbound Rio Grande freight at Rio, Utah, on the scenic route over Soldier Summit on September 11, 1992.