Commemorative freight train celebrating the last freight from Chama in August 1968 fights the 4% grades toward the pass.
Note the rear helper per the 1968 practice on the grade here.
Commemorative freight train celebrating the last freight from Chama in August 1968 switches her train after the eastbound helper cutoff.
99 2323-6 with a passenger to Bad Doberan, seen in Kühlungsborn
99 2323-6 prepares for the first train of the day to Bad Doberan, seen in Kühlungsborn West Station
Rain, steam and narrow gauge. In the middle of a light down pour #487 swings around the last loop of the Tanglefoot Curve with a string of passenger cars in tow.
Cumbres and Toltec doubleheader commemorative of 1968 last D&RGW narrow gauge freight out of Chama enters the Chama yard at the end of its 2 day show.
Cumbres and Toltec doubleheader commemorative of 1968 last D&RGW narrow gauge freight out of Chama enters Tanglefoot curve westbound toward Cumbres Pass
Rio Grande 484 and 483 at rest at the Chama yard water tank.
The start of another work day. The passenger train conductor heads over to #484 to confer with the engineer.
Comin' 'round the bend.
The Trains Magazine 50th anniversary freight train takes the passing siding at Sublette to make way for the tourist passenger train.
The Trains Magazine 50th anniversary freight train blast past the Los Pinos water tower on its way back to Chama.
Under the Stars. Single frame taken around midnight under a near full moon with a Tamron 15-30mm. Originally shot for a timelapse viewable online
Turning back the clock to 1968, Denver and Rio Grande Western K-36, "#483" yanks her train out of the Coxo Curve as sister 484 begins pushing on the rear at the edge of the frame.
99 2324-4 runs the mid-day train from Bad Doberan to Kühlungsborn, seen near the stop at Steilküste