Hammerin' uphill at Hamilton's Point. D&RGW Locomotive #484 leads a 2-engine, 17-car, Cumbres Turn around the contours of the west side of Wolf Creek Canyon, just past the rocky outcroppin... (more)
Clearing a slow order east of Wash, Utah, westbound Union Pacific LJP45 “dirt train” powered by three Rio Grande SD40T-2s belches black smoke crossing Bridge 607.46 on October 8, 2004.
DRGW 5771 (F9) appears ready to roll off the Colorado Railroad Museum grounds with vintage freight cars in tow.
A mighty push. With 36,000 lbs of tractive effort, helper engine DRGW #489 provides a steady, hard push on this 17-car Cumbres Turn, as it claws its way up the 4% grade just above Dalton Cr... (more)
Working hard at Dalton. Engineer Jeff Stebbins has DRGW 484 hooked up as he watches the craziness at Dalton crossing from the best seat on the train. His water bag hung from the cab wind... (more)
After doing their work at Osier, DRGW 463 East heads towards Toltec Gorge on its way back to Antonito.
Work Extra #463 West is seen approaching Osier, CO as it descends out of Toltec Gorge.
A work train with DRGW 463 arrives Sublette for a quick water stop.
Steamscape: Lobo Lodge. Two K-36 Locomotives, 17 freight cars and one caboose make up this morning's Cumbres Turn, which is seen here hammering up the legendary 4% grade from Chama to Cumb... (more)
DRGW K-36 #484 is seen shortly after departing Antonito for Osier and eventually Chama, NM.
The Cumbres Turn. Two Denver & Rio Grande Western K-36 Locomotives haul a large cut of boxes, tanks and gons eastbound out of the Chama Yard, as they begin the run up the 4% grade to Cumbr... (more)
A Grande Sunset: "On fire" at "Stein's Curve." Literally at the moment of sunset, a westbound Rio Grande Freight suddenly "catches fire" with solar glint, as it negotiates "Stein's Curve", ... (more)
A proud display of railroading can be found at the museum in Ogden, UT, including this veteran of the Rio Grande.
The westbound Rio Grande Zephyr makes its station stop at Glenwood Springs, Colorado. In the background, a station worker has the baggage cart positioned to service the baggage car.
Sporting an uncharacteristic six domes, the very final westbound Rio Grande Zephyr approaches the divergence of the Craig branch and the Dotsero cutoff at Bond, Colorado.