A very rare moment on the San Juan Extension. Three trains were stopped at Osier for lunch, including the 315 Extra. Two are seen next to each other while the other departs for Chama.
Former D&RGW K-36 #487 rests in the Chama Enginehouse while work is being completed on #489.
A C&TS shop member services former D&RGW K-36 #484 after a hard days work.
Railfans sit on a picnic table in the shade as they watch 487 switch in the yard on a very warm day.
Sand dome was just filled using bagged sand. Apprentice practices running loco so he can become an engineer. American flags are flying in flag holders on this day.
Having just left the station in Chama, 484 heads out on a beautiful Sunday morning.
One constant about the scenery along the San Juan Extension was and is the fences, showing how large a role cattle played in the railroad. Today, no cattle are riding the train, but it is full of... (more)
One can try to look away from an on-coming steamer, but with a plume like that, they just have to look back. C&TS 484 leads its train out of the Narrows and towards Lobato.
Having just entered the 4% grade, the train is working very hard as it enters the Narrows.
488 waiting to begin its journey at Chama.
Having reached Cumbres Pass, #315 is adding cars to the consist of the excursion train
#315 is heading for Lobato Trestle while on its way to Antonito
Restored by the Durango Railroad Historical Society after 50 years of display in Durango, #315 is leaving Chama for Antonito. The tree was named for legendary photographer Fred Jukes as it appears... (more)
The eastbound train fights hard up a visible grade past Coxo on its way to Windy Point.