A number of interesting things going on in this shot of #488 bringing a charter down from Cumbres Pass at about mile post 337. It's 2005, and the Cumbres & Toltec has just started a much needed re... (more)
C&TS #484 passes the double spout water tank in the Chama yard as it approaches the yard throat. The morning train to Antonito Colorado is on its way. Next stop for passengers - Osier, Colorado.
In 2008, the Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec had completed their restoration to operable condition of D&RGW Piledriver OB and announced a special trip from Chama to the top of Cumbres Pass where a... (more)
By mid-July of 2004, the C&TS had not seen any double-header action in a long time due to lower ridership and motive power shortages. Times were lean. So there was considerable excitement when w... (more)
Rotary OY after dark. Here's a rear quarter view of OY and her auxiliary water car as they sit in the Chama Yard. Like most of the Leslie-type rotary snow plows, OY was built as a standard... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec K-36 No. 487 sits with Rotary OY and water car No. 0472 beneath the coaling tower at Chama, New Mexico, on the night of February 29, 2020. Built by Baldwin in 1925 for the Rio Gra... (more)
Rotary OY after dark. Rotary Snow Plow OY, her water car and Pusher Locomotive #487 sit at the Chama Coal Tipple after returning from the first day of operations. Lighting here was provide... (more)
463 prepares to move Rotary OY to Antonito for restoration.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 489 arrives in Chama after traversing the 64 miles between Antonito, Colorado and Chama, New Mexico.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad’s Rotary OY begins to throw some light snow east of Chama, New Mexico, passing milepost 329 on February 29, 2020. OY is pushed by K-36 Mikado locomotives Nos. 487 ... (more)
The rotary plow has just enough snow to scoop and throw to make a show here as it climbs towards Cubres Pass.
After plowing the narrow gauge main line east to Cresco, Colorado, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad’s Rotary OY sits in front of the coaling tower at Chama, New Mexico, on the night of February 29... (more)
Rotary OY rests under the coal tipple in Chama after a long day of clearing the line. The fan at the front as just spun down after a test spin.
Even in the light snow just outside of Chama Rotary OY and its two locomotives put on a show in the bright sun.
Through the Narrows. Propelled by the muscle of two, 94-ton, K-36 Locomotives, the Cumbres & Toltec's Rotary Snow Plow "OY" pushes through the stretch of track known as "The Narrows" about ... (more)