Having crested Raton Pass, the eastbound Southwest Chief eases down the north side of the mountain into Colorado.
The eastbound Southwest Chief races to stay ahead of a fast-moving storm as it approaches Lowe. Is this photo a metaphor for the future of the Southwest Chief under Anderson? You decide.
Silent Sentinels- Standing tall over the former Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe main line, two aged semaphore signals control the movements of but two trains per day. With the reorganization of... (more)
Nevada Northern #40 has her ashes dumped at the end of another day of trips.
High-stepping up the Keystone Branch with a clean stack, #40 leads the Steptoe Valley Flyer over Gleason Creek.
Barking out of Tunnel 1, Number 40 is bound for Keystone with the Steptoe Valley Flyer.
A View From Above- As seen from the top of the concrete coaling tower that dominates the Ely skyline, Nevada's Official State Steam Locomotive makes its way back to the west end of the yard... (more)
Resting briefly in Chama Yard, K-36 #484 sits beside a D&RGW long reefer- a classic Rio Grande narrow gauge scene.
Easing down the steep grade from Cumbres Pass, the Engineer & Fireman School train passes Cresco Tank.
Cooling its heels while the student crew goes to beans, K-36 #484 stands at the precipice of the steep 4% grade down to Chama.
Having made its meet with the eastbound passenger train, K-36 #484 climbs through the curve at Los Pinos, bound for Cumbres Pass.
Whistling past the water tank at Los Pinos, K-36 #489 is about to have a meet with #484 on a freight train holding in Los Pinos Siding. The freight train is running for the Cumbres & Toltec's pop... (more)
After cutting away from the eastbound passenger train, K-36 helper #488 takes a trip around the wye at Cumbres Pass to return light to Chama.
Just cresting the summit at Cumbres Pass, K-36 Mikados #488 and 489 slow for a station stop as a brave dog darts across the tracks ahead of them.
Thundering across the Rio Chama, K-36 class Mikados #488 and 489 lead the morning eastbound train out of Chama.