Galloping Goose 7 at the Colorado Railroad Museum.
Galloping Goose 6 and 346 Steam engine at the Colorado Railroad Museum
346 in yard
489 Double Header Steam
When not traveling the rails of the C&TS or D&S, Goose #5 rests at her home on the route of the old RGS by the depot in Dolores, seen here as a typical San Juan afternoon storm rolls in.
Galloping Goose 4 sits tightly enshrined in a small park downtown Telluride for tourists to admire. She was fully restored to operating condition in the early 2000s by the Ridgeway museum and made... (more)
Cookin' rivets. As a crew of riveters works to fasten a new smokebox to a boiler under overhaul, a female colleague is busy heating the rivets and transferring them to the work site. In t... (more)
A very riveting scene.... As one of their colleagues moves to position a cherry-hot rivet in the smokebox of a narrow gauge locomotive, one of our "Rosies" positions herself to bu... (more)
Rio Grande Southern, Galloping Goose No. 5, at Rockwood, on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
Rio Grande Southern 'Galloping Goose' No. 7 passes the Colorado Railroad Museum's functional water tower on its way back to the station.
The Ford and the Pierce-Arrow. Back in the Chama Yard, all of the equipment from the C&TS 2016 Narrow Gauge Rendezvous event is safely off the mountain. A few photographers hang around fo... (more)
Could this be the RGS at the Lizardhead snow shed in 1949?The remains of the snowshed at Cumbres and the weed grown wye track provide a reasonably good imitation of the old RGS, given it is over 6... (more)
Last minute maintenance. Here's an RGS mechanic attempting to troubleshoot a problem with Motor #5, as her Motorman waits impatiently in the cab. The #5 machine originally had a Pierce-Ar... (more)
A pair of Geese fly over Cascade Creek. Running together in open country for the first time in decades, RGS Motors #5 and 7 tip-toe across the 408 ft. long deck-plate girder bridge, that to... (more)
A grand old Goose spreads her wings. After decades running in circles at her home in the Colorado Railroad Museum, RGS Motor #7, one of the Rio Grande Southern's fabled Galloping Geese, get... (more)