The 10am passenger train from Antonito catches some sunshine on a mostly cloudy morning as it works its way through the high desert of southern Colorado and into northern New Mexico from where I a... (more)
With heavy snows the previous winter, a fan trip became the real thing, in May of 1991. As Rotary OY and K36's 487 and 488 had to give it all they had to clear the line over Cumbres Pass. They hav... (more)
An ordinary eastbound tourist train is heading to Antonito in yet another scenic location. Please, when your friends mention that other narrow gauge, recommend this one. It’s better.
We're just over 10,000 feet high in elevation here at the top of Cumbres Pass in southwestern Colorado just after a 40 minute snow squall had come through. Below is a Cumbres & Toltec Scenic freig... (more)
The C&TS putting on a show as they steadily climb into the mountains of southwestern Colorado with the 10am train out of Chama.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic K-36 #484 climbing into the mountains with a engineers school freight on a chilly October morning.
An HTP 35 car charter freight heads west toward Osier around MP 317. The Friends of the C&TS helped make such a long train happen.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad #484 pulls a freight through Los Pinos as part of their engineers school.
Cumbres & Toltec K-36 #489 brings the passenger train through the small yard at Chama,NM on its way to wye the train.
C&TS Mikado 487 claws at the near 4% grade on the Cumbres & Toltec mainline just outside of Chama.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad K-36 class 2-8-2 #484 pulls a 12 car engineers school freight train through 'Windy Point' nearing the top of Cumbres Pass in southern Colorado.
C&TS #484 pulls 10 freight cars and two cabooses on its way east towards Osier.
We lucked into catching the last two days of Cumbres & Toltec's engineers school. They were using K-36 class #484 pulling 9 freight cars and a caboose seen here a couple miles west of Los Pinos.
Easing through the snow covered yard at Cumbres Pass, a snowplow-less 488 rolls down the main track. The first snows of the season have already fallen with a few days left in the railroad's seaso... (more)