Up Near Ames
Okay, so we're not near Ames on the Ophir Loop, but, here's a shot of Rio Grande Southern # 20 on the Cumbres and Toltec pulling a period correct train with a matc... (more)
Rolling out of Rock Tunnel Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 2-8-2 No. 489 leads an eastbound passenger train out of the east portal of Rock Tunnel between Osier, Colorado, and Toltec, N... (more)
Durango to Dolores. Charging through the colorful high country of southwestern Colorado, a Rio Grande Southern freight makes its way through Lost Canyon on a run from its terminal in Durang... (more)
The long road to Ridgway. Rio Grande Southern Locomotive #20 winds her way through Colorado's colorful high country, making the rather long and circuitous hike from Durango to Ridgway on a ... (more)
Fall color on the Rio Grande Southern. The aspens are in full bloom in Western Colorado as Rio Grande Southern 10-Wheeler #20 charges westward with a short freight on a cloudy morning in Se... (more)
A photo charter is working it's way around Phantom Curve during one of many photo runbys that day on the C&TS.
Snaking her way past MP 308.7, DRGW Locomotive 315 hugs the contours of the hills above the Rio de Los Pinos as she hauls her freight consist west toward Toltec Gorge.
The Toltec Gorge a... (more)
Meeting at Toltec. The Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec's Maintenance of Way Charter holds the west end of the siding at Toltec, as the daily eastbound passenger train out of Chama passes by... (more)
Ringed in gold. Golden aspens provide a natural frame for Work Extra 463 West as she leaves Toltec Gorge behind, headed for Osier with all of the line's heavy MOW machinery in tow.
On O... (more)
MOW Gray. D&RGW Mudhen #463 hugs the contours of the hilly terrain around Milepost 309 as she hauls a heavy Maintenance of Way train westbound toward Osier, Colorado. Behind the 463 today ... (more)
Meet me at Toltec. The crew of a Denver and Rio Grande Freight observe the passage of a fast passenger train, as they sit in the hole at colorful Toltec Siding. Of course, the freight is a... (more)
Steamscape: Rock Tunnel. Denver & Rio Grande Western Consolidation #315 pokes her little nose out of the west portal of Rock Tunnel, as she hauls a stock extra on the slow trek to Osier, Co... (more)
Close call at Toltec Siding. RP viewers who have met me know how much I dislike derailment photos. While I actually have a few of them, I typically don't post them, because they show the u... (more)