A quartet of Rio Grande SD40T-2s (DRGW 5390, DRGW 5401, DRGW 5377, DRGW 5371) lead the Dirt Train through scenic Wellington Canyon on July 27, 2002.
Rio Grande engineer Bob Pace gives my father and me a friendly wave as train 669 departs Provo Junction with 28 cars for Geneva Steel. Sept. 1974
A brakeman rides the top of a stock car to spot the door for loading as a cowboy looks on at the cattle pens at Osier. This scene was part of a Lerro Productions charter on the Cumbres & Toltec Sc... (more)
On a beautiful fall day a double header departs Chama headed for Cumbres. The colors were fantastic this particular year. I became of fan of the narrow gauge late in life but fortunately I was abl... (more)
Rio Grande EMD power awaits a call near the Roper Diesel Shop on Jan. 14, 1977.
The CV local has two tunnel motors, 10 cars and work to do on the CV Spur, back when there was additional business besides coal on the spur. Seen here at the west switch Maxwell on a stormy aftern... (more)
As opposed to current operations in 2002 it was common for the UP to send the MNYPU south in the later afternoon. This made for some prime viewing as the train would crest the Palmer Divide in the... (more)
Water for a thirsty horse. A Denver & Rio Grande Western K-36 brings her freight to a halt at Cresco Tank, approximately 4 miles and 900 vertical feet below Cumbres Pass. In days of old, t... (more)
Rio Grande's local coal circles the horseshoe at Austin on the North Fork branch under threating skies. Fortunately the sun held out long enough to capture this shot. Scanned from a Kodachrome sli... (more)
A photo special drifts downgrade at Twin Bridges on the Durango and Silverton.
A photo special drifts downgrade at Needleton on the Durango and Silverton.
Steamscape: Coxo. The morning sun is still behind the ridges to the east as D&RGW K-36 #488 claws her way past the little yellow telephone box at Coxo, with a short Cumbres Turn. The tempe... (more)
On a stunning ride with the D&RGW Zephyr through the beautiful landscape of Colorado
Three Rio Grande tunnel motors, albeit one is in SP colors, traverse the horseshoe curve at Austin on Rio Grande's scenic North Fork branch. The local train dropped off empties and picked up loads... (more)
Rio Grande's last remaining F9A awaits a crew change and departure from Helper, Utah on June 5, 1975.