Running for the first time in several months our beautifully proportioned steamer executes a runby with a consist that can only be described as eclectic. We were westbound after a long water stop... (more)
Rio Grand Scenic 18 digs into the grade of La Veta Pass with its five car train.
Rio Grand Scenic 18 departs Fort Garland with all the sound and fury of a 4-8-4.
San Luis & Rio Grande #18 (Rio Grande Scenic) leads its beautiful IC-inspired train through a slight curve just north of La Jara, Colorado on its 30 mile run down from Alamosa to Antonito where it... (more)
Outside the new shop building, the guys get to work in good spring weather. This engine is the subject of the cover story in the May 2009 issue of Trains magazine.
Sunrise on the Rio Grande
Scenic RR after a storm
18 (now leading a mixed train) waits for departure time at La Veta
Ex LS&I, Marquette and Huron, Grand Canyon Railroad, Mount Hood Railroad and since late 2007 at the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad is ready at the station in Alamosa