Misty morning at Chama. Very monochrome except for the accent of the headlight.
Climbing towards Cumbres Pass.
CTS 487 and 489 lead the first train of the season towards Cumbres Pass.
487 pulls away from the engine house to be readied for her day as helper engine up the hill to Cumbres.
Opening day on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic.
Shortly after crossing the Colorado / New Mexico border for the last time, C&TS 487 eases downhill towards its final destination of Chama.
Westbound passenger train for Chama snakes through Windy Point on a beautiful fall afternoon.
A westbound freight train at Los Pinos gets under way just after the scheduled passenger train for Chama passed by.
I've been a postcard collector for a long time and this is the closest I've ever come a "postcard perfect" shot! Here's Cumbres & Toltec 487, with train 216 from Chama, nearing the summ... (more)
After departing Cumbres, 487 is racing a fast-moving storm as it heads through Coxo towards Chama.
C&TS 487 steams into Cumbres with train 215.
C&TS 487, with train 215 from Antonito, has left Los Pinos and is a few minutes out of Cumbres.
With dignitaries from the Railroad Commission on board, No. 487 has backed its train into the Cumbres snowshed to drop them off for lunch at the new pavilion.
Just across the state line, No. 487 thunders past the tank at Cresco on its climb to Cumbres.