End of the day at Chama following the final revenue run of the 2017 season.
Every one is taking it all in as steam powered Rotary OY, K36 487 and K36 488 Clean out the tracks a Cumbres Summit.
In all my years of railroading, I have never seen anything as incredible as three steam locomotives trying to break through the snow, ice and rock at windy point. The snow was as tall as the rotar... (more)
K37 Rio Grande 497 leads a photo freight past the old movie set of Weed City.
A tripleheader of narrow gauge mikes pounds past the photoline.
C&TS 484 arrives in Chama passing the water tower before stopping to unload passengers.
The Antonito to Chama train, lead by C&TS 484, coasts through the S-Curve at Dalton making it's way into Chama.
484 rolls into New Mexico leaving Colorado in the shadows (literally) on its way down to Chama.
484 coasts past Perry's Pond descending from Cumbres Pass into Chama.
The engineer and conductor check in with each other while 489 gets a drink at Cumbres Pass.
489 works hard climbing the 4% grade to Cumbres Pass.
Climbing the 4% grade, 489 snakes through The Narrows with the Antonito bound train.