Los Piños TankA stock train makes its way up the east side of Cumbres Pass, here passing Los Piños Tank. A few small acreages now dot this end of the valley, but when the states of Col... (more)
Having made its meet with the eastbound passenger train, K-36 #484 climbs through the curve at Los Pinos, bound for Cumbres Pass.
Whistling past the water tank at Los Pinos, K-36 #489 is about to have a meet with #484 on a freight train holding in Los Pinos Siding. The freight train is running for the Cumbres & Toltec's pop... (more)
Extra 484 East, with midtrain helper locomotive #489, takes on water at Los Pinos tank during a Historic Transport Preservation (SteamSpecials) photography charter led by Michael Allen and John B.... (more)
On a beautiful fall afternoon in the late 1950s, the daily westbound Rio Grande road freight curved past the Los Pinos water tank and climbs out of the valley toward Cumbres Pass. At the top of th... (more)
Anyone who has ever traveled over the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad knows that the line traverses some serious changes in elevation over very short distances. In order to keep the grade steady... (more)
The train is about to round another loop and soon will be headed away from us on the tracks in the valley.