Readying to depart Satanta for Dodge City, KS, the Cimarron Valley Railroad C40-8 4053 looks at home in the ATSF-inspired scheme. The crew is switching and weighing cars before departure for Dodg... (more)
CVR 8501 sits outside the Cimmaron Valley shops at Santana, KA for repairs that may never come. The unit began life as a LMX unit leased to the Burlington Northern. The unit were always known for... (more)
Ex DRGW GP30 at Satanta, KS.
CVR 4042 at Satanta, KS
One of the Cimarron's GP30s is sitting quietly in front of their shops at Satanta, waiting the call to duty in another hour. I didn't notice this when taking the photo, but instead after getting ... (more)
Two bright blue Cimarron Valley Railroad EMD GP30s sit outside the railroad’s three-stall engine shop at Satanta, Kansas, on the morning of March 1, 2000. At the time, CVR had an all-GP30 locomo... (more)
Cimarron Valley's job to work the carbon black plant near Ulysses departs Satanta behind a pair of GP30s as the prairie skyscrapers loom in the background.
The lone ex-C&O GP30M and a former Rio Grande GP30 depart the Cimarron Valley's shops at Satanta to switch cars before heading to Ulysses, KS to switch the carbon black plant. This C&O unit is a ... (more)
Storm clouds brew to the northwest as an eastbound Cimarron Valley freight train begins its day at Satanta, KS on Sept. 15, 2014. Power is sister railroad, Southwestern B39-8 No. 8501 and two Cim... (more)
Three EMD GP30s rest inside Cimarron Valley Railroad’s three-track engine shop at Satanta, Kansas, on the morning of March 1, 2000. CVR Nos. 3020 and 3004 (both former Rio Grande of the same roa... (more)
Blue on blueTwo Cimarron Valley Railroad EMD GP30s sit outside the railroad’s three-stall engine shop at Satanta, Kansas, on the morning of March 1, 2000. At the time, the CVR locomot... (more)
The inbound turn from Dodge City yards their train at the small yard and headquarters for the CVR at Satanta.
The only GP26 units ever built are headed eastward from the CVR's yard at Satanta, KS.
The Cimarron Valley is a nice change of pace to the coal trains I see all the time. The fact that they run ex-Rio Grande GP30s is a bonus.
Switching out train after arriving back from Dodge City