Departing Alamosa for a trip over La Veta Pass. Former SP 2-6-0 1744 made several excursion runs in the SF Bay area in the mid-50's. Put on display in Corrinne, Utah, the engine later ran on the "... (more)
SLRG 1744 completed first 4-car public trip from La Veta, CO, into Alamosa at 6:00 PM. Train had over come the 3% grade for westward trains from La Veta up to Fir (the summit). Nice work by engine... (more)
Steam has returned to Alamosa! Former Southern Pacific RR 1744 had been wyed after working 4-car San Luis Express train from La Veta, CO. SLRG B39-8 8577 had wyed two-car Antonito train. It was re... (more)
#484 has been serviced and is ready to head to the South end of the Alamosa yard with #498. Makes a GP9 look rather large.
Rio Grande 498 and 484 departing Alamosa and heading down the three rail track to Antonito and then over to Chama, NM
Sunrise with SLRG F40PH 456 and 455 back from their Walsenburg Turn the morning of October 3rd. The SLRG 456 is typically the unit assigned to the 10:00 AM Walsenburg to La Veta, CO, San Luis Exp... (more)
The 480 and 488 soak up the late afternoon sun coming through the windows of the Alamosa roundhouse.
Taking water in Alamosa.
A fresh snow covers the San Luis Valley as this DRGW ng. freight heads south from Alamosa on the three rail branch to Antonito. At Antonito the helper will be cut into the train for the climb to ... (more)
DRGW west of Alamosa, CO hauling potato reefers.
This is the consummate critter, from "The Taos Route"
HLCX geep sits in from of the former D&RGW dual gauge station in Alamosa.