The Little Train to Oblivion. Denver and Rio Grande Western #463 leads a circa 1939 train out of Antonito westward.
Part steam charter, part necessity. Heavy winter snow necessitated that the OY Rotary be used for the first time in over a decade in order to open the line for the summer tourist season. In my 30 ... (more)
C&TS 44-tonner (weight 47 tons apparently) #19 was sent over to C&TS from Oahi Railway & Land Co. in 1972.
Dropping down the grade from Cumbres Pass, K-36 No.487 negotiates the horseshoe curve at Los Pinos with the train to Antonito.
K-36 No. 489 pulls away after dropping off a car at the shop in Antonito.The 489 will then switch over and back into the shop for the night to prepare for tomorrows run to Chama.
Cumbres And Toltec, K-36 No.489, slides downhill from Cumbres Pass with the train to Chama new Mexico.
CHAMA NM Oct-Nov 1971 -- My first photo as a neophyte railfan. I was two years out of the Navy and just getting back into model railroading and decided to give taking pictures of trains a try. It ... (more)
This is opening day at the top of the pass. The railroad begins the tourist season in Chama. There were lots of festivities before the start of the trip. The train runs from May 25th to October 2... (more)
Shortly after crossing the Colorado / New Mexico border for the last time, C&TS 487 eases downhill towards its final destination of Chama.
Westbound passenger train for Chama snakes through Windy Point on a beautiful fall afternoon.
Time-travelers meet at The Pass. Passing through the yard at Cumbres Pass, the time-travelers aboard the Cumbres & Toltec's Train 216 experience one of the many flash-backs they'll have thi... (more)
A westbound freight train at Los Pinos gets under way just after the scheduled passenger train for Chama passed by.
C&TS 484 pulls out of Cumbres on a very cold summer afternoon.. cold enough for snow to fall at the depot.
The train from Antonito climbs the grade to Cumbres Pass on its return to Chama New Mexico.
Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad #484 carefully descends the 4% grade of Cumbres Pass with a full tourist train. The hills in the background are illuminated with the golden yellows of fall in th... (more)