D&RGW Flanger OJ. This little critter was the focus of the Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad's 2016 winter charter. One of at least 10 such cars that were built by the Denve... (more)
With the emerald colors of spring sprouting in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, three Rio Grande Tunnel Motors head eastbound through Castilla with a “dirt train” picked up at Sutro on the west side... (more)
With the Green River Subdivision main line in the foreground, Union Pacific’s LJP45 “dirt train” curves through Mounds, Utah, on the Sunnyside Branch on November 21, 2003. Three Rio Grande EMD SD4... (more)
Well, I might take a plane I might take a train; But if I have to walk I'm going just the same; I'm going to Kansas City; Kansas City, here I comeA Rio Grande eastbound, heading to ... (more)
Rocky Mountain HighThe Denver & Rio Grande Western's very first SD40T-2, number 5341, leads a westbound manifest down Tennessee Pass near Leadville, Colorado, on a September 1991 af... (more)
In what almost looks like a GP30 gaining ground on a Kenworth is actually Rio Grande No. 3011 being trucked through a temporary gap in the fencing at the Colorado Railroad Museum on August 11, 200... (more)
On a crisp autumn day, one-year-old SD50 #5504 leads sister #5502 past the town's namesake landmark.
The MDVRO is illuminated by an incredible golden hour sunset at Riverton siding on Aug. 19, 1998.
End of Standard Gauge. This image was an effort to re-create the 1950 Bob Richardson photo that the Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec used to advertise the 2016 Flanger Charter. That histori... (more)
Sweet Home Antonito. Lately, I've been on quite a number of charters, during which night photo sessions were planned. Unfortunately, on most of them, the night sessions ended up being canc... (more)
Bottom of the Whiplash - Flanger Extra 487 Eastbound. After doing a little plowing on the first day of our Flanger charter, the train turned at Big Horn and headed back to Antonito. Along... (more)
Plowing at Big Horn. Snow at last! Our special Flanger Charter encountered the first plowable snow just west of the Big Horn Wye. Just a few hundred yards further west from that, we too... (more)
In Search of Snow - Westbound at MP 292.5. MP 292.5 has become one of my favorite photo spots on the eastern side of the present-day Cumbres & Toltec line. It's a long, straight stretch o... (more)
Water at Lava. A D&RGW Flanger outfit rounds the Lava Loop and is about to pass the historic water tank as it heads west toward the high country.
The tank at Lava is no longer operationa... (more)
A second section of Rio Grande's No. 48 train glides east through Riverton on a warm August 15, 1987 afternoon.