Chama after dark. The crew of a D&RGW Locomotive prepare their engine for a late evening departure as the Chama Station baggage handlers load the mail and other cargo aboard a Baggage Expre... (more)
Amtrak 3 descends into Raton, NM.
Amtrak's westbound Southwest Chief passes through the semaphores at the east end of the siding at Watrous in this amazing stretch of railroad that is more like a time machine than a modern mainlin... (more)
Two spouts, no waiting. The early morning sun filters through the grove of trees on the east side of the Chama Yard as multiple steam locomotives are readied for duty on Cumbres turns. In ... (more)
Little train. Big rock. The volcanic spires and pedestal rocks towering over the train are what gave Phantom Curve its name when early engineers that ran trains at night said the shadows cast by ... (more)
Extra 463 continues its climb up the 1.42 percent grade underneath the towering volcanic spires at Phantom Curve.
Santa Fe Richmond CA to Houston TX train 975 was making track speed across NM near Marmon led by one of only three of this model on the roster
Westbound Stockers. Roughly 8 miles out of Antonito, westbound stock train 315 has begun the slow, steady ascent to Cumbres Pass. The climb to the pass from the east is very unlike the run... (more)
Extra 463 climbs the mesa in between southern Colorado and northern New Mexico with Stock Extra 315 following in the distance.
Baldwin 489 sits in the yard while 487 backs up and to couple up for a double head end up to Cumbres Pass at 10,015. The two engines coupled so smoothly there is no motion in the couplers as they ... (more)
Extra 463 crosses over Hangman's Trestle on a crystal clear day to end September.
A BNSF Officers Special knocks down the clear signal at the MP 722.1 double set of semaphores east of Wagon Mound, NM on the cloudy afternoon of 7/16/13.
This locomotive was a long way from the Great White North.
Extra 463 is clinging to the cliffside as it descends toward the Toltec Gorge not long after leaving Osier.