This is an actual mixed revenue freight with passengers. They would run down from Alamosa in the morning, detrain passengers to the Cumbres & Toltec and work locally until the passengers' return,... (more)
Sad sight to see this locomotive sidelined along with the frac-sand business at Vista Sand.
La Veta Pass This light power is heading east up the 2.5% loop at Carr for the siding at Fir (upper left). The power will retrieve "hot" cars set-out earlier in the week for Coor... (more)
SLRG 4142 at Alamosa, Colorado.
SLRG 1921 at Alamosa, Colorado painted for the local Adams State University.
This beautiful Pullman private "Pontchartrain Club" car hitched a ride to Denver on the back of the California Zephyr.
The green diamond still looking out of place, the IPH equipment move returning from Middleton, Wi rounds the curve at Wilson Road.
Looks like the San Luis Rio Grande Railroad's GP40FH-2 is on the move. Spotted on a train dropping off freight cars in the Denver UP North Yard.
Waiting for permission to proceed is San Luis Rio Grande No. 459. Built for Amtrak as a F40PHR it was later rebuilt as a F40M-2F. I hope I have the information correct.
So I went over to power drive to see the Train to Christmas town run. They are not far from Christmas town. This is the first year the Iowa Pacific the new owner of the P&N. The first run of the t... (more)
San Luis & Rio Grande F40 number 456 and slug number 457 pose underneath a dramatic sunset at their new home near Gastonia, North Carolina, on the Piedmont and Northern Railway.
Originally Amtrak. It looks good but I'm not sure when or if it is used. Due to the steep grades and slow speeds it would seem to be a good "horsepower stretcher" but thus far in two t... (more)