November 16, 2014. Seen here, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #3 lights up an otherwise pitch black night as it makes an appearance in Canyoncito, NM, on a brutally cold and snowy mid-November night.
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Laid down for the evening, two of the C&TS Railroads
K-36's simmer at the Chama shop facility.
November 10, 2014. Having just descended Glorieta Pass, Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #3 makes an appearance as it traverses downgrade into Canyoncito, NM, on a beautiful mid-Autumn afternoon.
October 30, 2014. Featuring phase IV Heritage unit #184, as well as a friendly wave from the crew; Amtrak’s Los Angeles bound Southwest Chief #3 travels at speed through the South Valley, shortly ... (more)
September 28 was the first full day of Chama Steam's Fall Madness, 4 days of 463 pulling a photo freight back and forth over the line.
Unfortunately, this day was less than ideal weather-wise. Th... (more)
A Pot of Gold in Chama! After a 15-car doubleheader Saturday morning, a 10-car train 215 came into Chama with little fanfare, a lot of it in rain. After the train let everyone off, they pulled for... (more)
C&TS Train 215 drops down the 4% Cumbres Pass, having just crossed the Colorado-New Mexico state line for the final time of the trip.
Because this train is 10 cars, it appears to still be coming ... (more)
A normal train running up the 4% grade out of Chama is 7 cars. There are 4 coaches, a rider gondola, and 2 parlor cars. Occasionally, ticket sales increase to the point where some extra cars need ... (more)
Denver & Rio Grande Western K-37 2-8-2 no. 491 leading an eastbound extra freight train up Cumbres Pass at Windy Point, New Mexico, in July 1961. Photograph by more)
Heading into the setting sun and with a stormy Manzano mountain backdrop, a westbound stack train splits the signals at Rio Puerco on the BNSF Gallup Sub.
October 27, 2014. Including a friendly wave from the engineer, phase IV Heritage unit #184 leads Amtrak’s Southwest Chief #4 through Rowe, NM on a gorgeous late October afternoon.
A chartered photographers freight battles the legendary Cumbres Pass line of the former D&RGW Railroad. C&TS 487 leads while 488 shoves on the rear. A beautiful morning on a beautiful railroad.
After its Las Vegas station stop, Train 3 prepares to stop at Ojita to meet its eastbound counterpart
Dropping down the western slope of Raton Pass, Train 3 is a less than 5 minutes out from its station stop in Raton