A pair of former Amtrak F40PH engines (SLRG 227 was built in 1976 and SLRG 459 was built in 1977) now operate for the San Luis & Rio Grande Railroad. They stopped overnight in the UP's North Yard... (more)
The San Luis and Rio Grande’s La Veta passenger train led by EMD FP10 No. 1100, arrives at Alamosa, Colorado, and heads towards the depot on the afternoon of August 31, 2013.
1100 at sunrise....a cold, bone chilling sunrise....
Rare winter steam trip up La Veta Pass is about to board at the depot. #18 has been sitting out SLRG ops for 2014, expected to steam up next summer perhaps.
A SLRG excursion grinds up the west slope of La Veta Pass.
Westbound at Fir, Colorado, San Luis and Rio Grande 2-6-0 hauls a photo freight over La Veta Pass on September 20, 2007. Unfortunately, this former Southern Pacific locomotive hasn’t been in servi... (more)
SLRG 8577 leads a small, two-car, passenger excursion westbound between La Veta pass and Fort Garland, CO.
This was somewhere around Alamosa, CO. I was vacationing in the Midwest and happen to spot this from a local road, maybe half a mile away. It was on a very rarely used segment of track, possibly a... (more)
EX LMX B-40 lettered for SLRG now on TNMR rails at Eunice, NM.
SLRG 8577 finally gets to back down to Coors barley plant after MoW has been repairing the lead track to the facility.
SLRG 116 slows to a stop in La Jara to take care of business before continuing on south to Antonito.
SLRG 8577 is exiting the yard limits east of Monte Vista after switching the SLC interchange.
SLRG 116 drifts through Estrella, by a station sign of DRGW influence.
A child views the vintage full-length domes on the back of The Coast Starlight.
Eastbound along Route 160, the Alamosa to Monte Vista turn returns east toward Almosa after interchanging with the San Luis Central. With over a dozen cars in tow, this single B40-8 will lead the ... (more)