A heavy thunderstorm has passed and the regular passenger trains from Antonito and Chama have departed, so Osier, Colorado is once again a quiet, remote place. Only former Rio Grande Southern Moto... (more)
Osier is the midday lunch stop for the trains from Chama and Antonito. It can be a hectic place when both trains are in, but in this image we can see the remote beauty of this special place. We ... (more)
East of Osier, CO, D&RGW 2-8-0 #315 leads a freight train through the San Juan Mountains near MP 317 on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad.
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Rio Grande Consolidation #315 waits in Osier while RGS #455 (normally C&TS #463) takes water. This work extra is a recreation of a typical Rio Grande Southern operation.
K-36 #489 glistens in the October sun.
Extra 463 is clinging to the cliffside as it descends toward the Toltec Gorge not long after leaving Osier.
Loading cattle at Osier on the DRGW narrow gauge. Or at least that is what it looks like. Another Pete Lerro recreation. I added a bit of extra contrast to mimic what might have been the look o... (more)
Eastbound and westbound trains of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad meet at Osier, CO and are waiting for passengers to reboard after eating lunch.
A little boy looks in awe as a K-37 and K-36 switch their trains.
A very rare moment on the San Juan Extension. Three trains were stopped at Osier for lunch, including the 315 Extra. Two are seen next to each other while the other departs for Chama.
After arriving at Osier, #315 was turned and watered and began its Eastward trip by pulling away from the Osier water tank.