Approaching Cumbres Pass. With her pops lifting and her Fireman's injector going full-blast, DRGW 453 hauls a mixed freight the last mile up the eastern approach to the 10,000 ft. Cumbres P... (more)
"Tanglefoot Lake" (MP 329.6). DRGW 453 throws a reflection in the pond of standing water along Tanglefoot Curve, as she completes her climb to the 10,000 ft. high Cumbres Pass, ju... (more)
Crossing Cascade Creek. A Rio Grande Southern freight re-creation tip-toes across the iron trestle over Cascade Creek on a breezy fall afternoon. Heading up our train this day is DRGW 453,... (more)
The 4 O'clock run of the Oregon Rail Heritage Center's Holiday Express on the last day of this year's season.
Golden Hour at Ferguson's. The sagebrush are still casting very long shadows as DRGW Mudhen #453 charges upgrade from Ferguson's Trestle, on the westbound run to Chama via Cumbres Pass.
Sunrise at Ferguson's. DRGW K-27 Mudhen #453 steps across Ferguson's Trestle at MP 285.87, just moments after sunrise, hauling a freight westbound toward Chama and Durango, via Cumbres Pass... (more)
One of the newest operating steam locomotives in the United States pulling an excursion through the appropriately named town of Railroad, Pennsylvania.
Ex-Chessie SD50s are in the siding at North Reading Junction as the 425 Steam Special prepares to board passengers
Southern 154 pauses next to her shed for some quick repairs before continuing on toward Marbledale with the 1pm departure of the Christmas Lantern Express. Hard to believe this engine will be 130 ... (more)
Shrouded in steam, the Big Boy is putting on a show in the brisk cold morning air as they get ready to take the turn at Marshall.
Touring the system, the Big Boy blasts through the rural wooded landscape still covered in colorful fall foliage.
Blue hour at Ellamore. Just after sunset, Climax #9 poses with her hopper train in front of the Ellamore Depot.....OK, it's really the Cass Depot, with a little creative signage. Lighting... (more)
Departing Ellamore. Re-creating her days as a Middlefork Railroad Locomotive, Cass Climax #9 hauls a coal train past the "Ellamore" town limit. The real Ellamore is located on Co... (more)