Low bid repaint. A very tired looking K&O 4010 (Ex-CN) rests on a siding with a string of covered hoppers.
Down by the station. Amtrak Midwest #4612 sits in the station while the westbound Missouri River Runner and the eastbound Texas Eagle take on passengers on the outer platform.
The eastbound Amtrak Texas Eagle pulls into the St. Louis terminal.
The last rays of the setting sun highlight a grain tower, Socular Grain #5002, and freight cars on a siding in western Kansas.
A momentary burst of sunlight highlights #484 and #483 as they start their climb up Tanglefoot Curve.
Running straight and level...for awhile
Pushing and pulling #484 and #483 move the freight consist toward Cumbres summit.
Rain, steam and narrow gauge. In the middle of a light down pour #487 swings around the last loop of the Tanglefoot Curve with a string of passenger cars in tow.
Rio Grande 484 and 483 at rest at the Chama yard water tank.
The start of another work day. The passenger train conductor heads over to #484 to confer with the engineer.
Comin' 'round the bend.
The Trains Magazine 50th anniversary freight train takes the passing siding at Sublette to make way for the tourist passenger train.
The Trains Magazine 50th anniversary freight train blast past the Los Pinos water tower on its way back to Chama.
In the late afternoon a southbound freight rolls under the old B&O CPL's in Deshler.
Night encounters: A late night driver waits for #60 to clear the grade crossing.