Returning to Alamosa from Monte Vista
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)
The San Luis & Rio Grande run a steam special over La Veta Pass. The weather was excellent and the SLRG really put on a show.
San Luis and Rio Grande 2-6-0 No. 1744 has arrived in Alamosa, Colorado, with the La Veta passenger train on August 12, 2007. Surrounding the locomotive are some of SL&RG’s diesel fleet. Former LM... (more)
Flying through the San Luis Valley The crew on San Luis and Rio Grande 2-6-0 No. 1744 has an on time arrival of the afternoon passenger run in mind as the train cruises westbound betwee... (more)
Storming out of Alamosa, Colorado, a San Luis and Rio Grande train heads east at sunrise on September 20, 2007. The photo freight is led by former Southern Pacific 2-6-0 No. 1744.
Climbing out of Alamosa, Colorado, in the expansive San Luis Valley, a San Luis and Rio Grande eastbound pulled by 2-6-0 No. 1744, heads into a golden sunrise on September 20, 2007. The train will... (more)
Steam tourist train meets a western thunderstorm in Forbes Park, Colorado.
Eastbound thru the San Luis Valley of Colorado, former SP 2-6-0, now San Luis & Rio Grande, #1744 is on the way to to La Veta.
SLRG ex SP 1744 is seen near Sierra, Co on the La Veta Pass - 26/07/2007
Sunday afternoon, July 22nd, and 1744 is climbing as it heads West out of La Veta on the way back to Alamosa
On the flatland of the San Luis Valley, the former SP engine moves this train at about 50 mph.
Departing Alamosa for a trip over La Veta Pass. Former SP 2-6-0 1744 made several excursion runs in the SF Bay area in the mid-50's. Put on display in Corrinne, Utah, the engine later ran on the "... (more)