Fresh snow falls near the Hermosa tank as 481 begins the climb to Rockwood with the Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express.
Durango & Silverton #493 steams along the Animas on a frigid winter morning.
SLRG's annual Winter trains over La Veta Pass got a special steam powered pull this particular run.
On Top of the World Cumbres & Toltec 487 has completed its climb to 10,022-ft Cumbres Pass. After a brief stop, the train will depart for Osier. Highway 17 is in the foreground; you c... (more)
Durango & Silverton K-28 No. 473 is approaching Rockwood, Colorado, with the 0930 train to Cascade Canyon. One of the biggest complaints I heard from railfans that oppose D&SNG converting its eng... (more)
Southern Pacific 18 is the helper engine on today's 0900 Silverton Train, seen here heading upgrade out of Hermosa.
With the early morning sun glistening on her polished flanks, the 425 gets ready to give the fans an unforgettable ride during the C&TS 50th anniversary. Born as Florence and Cripple Creek #3, El... (more)
Rio Grande Southern #20 (4-6-0) gets a spin on the turn table in preparation for a day of running passengers around the grounds of the Colorado Railroad Museum.
SP 18 rounds the curve at Goblin Fire as low clouds swallow the towering peaks of the San Juans behind it.
Water stop: Los Pinos Tank. After stopping to fill their respective tender cisterns, D&RG Locomotives #168 and 425 pull away from the Los Pinos Tank (MP 325.5) and begin climbing the last 5... (more)
Denver & Rio Grande 425 eases away from the Cumbres section house with the historic consist bound for Chama. This was the last leg of the "Across the Railroad" excursion on August 27, 20... (more)
Rio Grande 168 and 425 steam around Tanglefoot Curve as they approach the summit of Cumbres Pass.
Drama at Cresco. A afternoon's worth, or perhaps multiple afternoons worth, of drama continues to unfold after today's wood-burner double header has come to a halt just below the Cresco wat... (more)
Top of the Whiplash. D&RG T-12 Locomotive #168 is pulling hard as she works westbound at the top of the serpentine grade known as "The Whiplash", near Milepost 296.8, not far from... (more)
Headed west.... The morning sun has ducked into a mid-level cloud deck as D&RG T-12 Locomotive #168 takes her San Juan Express consist west over Ferguson's Trestle a Milepost 285.87, headin... (more)