Returning to Alamosa from Monte Vista
Colorful HoosierOne of the more interesting passenger trains in the United States these days is the Hoosier State, operated four times per week between Indianapolis, Indiana,... (more)
The San Luis & Rio Grande south local passes the famous Denver & Rio Grande two-story depot in downtown La Jara, CO. The depot hasn't been used for passenger service since the 'San Juan' stopped r... (more)
The spirit of the southwest is alive and well in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado, as seen by this festively painted mailbox perched on the fencepost. Despite that, we're still close enoug... (more)
Iowa Pacific's Hoosier State departs Chicago for Indianapolis.
An ex-MARC/ex-BN/ex-CB&Q E8 is positioned outside Mid America Car in Kansas City.
It appears the San Luis & Rio Grande is expanding their fleet of SD9043MAC's. SLRG 111 (painted in Illinois Central colors and sporting Iowa Pacific Holdings lettering on the side) is a former Te... (more)
Former WSOR E9A 103 finds itself back on original trackage for the WSOR Polar Express in Middleton Wisconsin
San Luis & Rio Grande power leads a train of storage tankcars being kept on the former Piedmont & Northern outside of Charlotte, NC on this beautiful January day. This power came to P&N once Iowa... (more)
Power for the Piedmont Railway sits idle this early Sunday morning in Ranlo, N.C.
The Shortest Streamliner. A very short streamliner, composed of SLRG 2402 and a dining car, languishes on the siding at West Barnstable. 2402 is looking somewhat the worse for wear ... (more)
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.