September 27th and 28th saw peak fall colors on Cumbres Pass, and here it's easy to see why! C&TS 487 brings 10 cars down the 4%, just past the old siding of Coxo.
The first 3 of these cars were... (more)
After bringing 15 cars of happy passengers up the 4% grade from Chama, Cumbres & Toltec K36 #488 has just stopped at the top to fill its tender with water before uncoupling to head back to Chama. ... (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)