On the afternoon of June 5, 2018, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad K-36 No. 484 is replenished with sand alongside the landmark coaling tower and sand house at Chama, New Mexico. Even though it is... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec 489 leads an unscheduled extra passenger train uphill through Dalton.
Smoke from burning hot brake shoes fill the sky as Cumbres & Toltec 484 rolls downhill at Lake Lobato.
Crew members perform a brake test shortly after C&TS 484 is hooked up to the daily consist.
Cumbres & Toltec 484 approaches Lobato Trestle, passing through Weed City. The siding here was the sight of a faux railroad station and water tank used in the filming of a few iconic movies.
Cumbres & Toltec 484 stands atop the entire railroad at Cumbres Pass, looking over valley below.
Cumbres & Toltec 484 navigates out of the Chama Valley, as she climbs the railroad's ruling 4% grade at Dalton, NM. Once a logging spur, the dirt road crossing remains as an access road to the unc... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec 484 takes on water at the Los Piños Tank. The original tank was rebuilt to smaller specifications in the late 80s.
Cumbres & Toltec 484 shuffles a passenger train around the wye and through the yard at Chama, just as the sun begins to dip below the surrounding mountain vistas
A view of the wooden trestle across the Los Pinos river during the first day of the Toltec Rattler Redux event. While the weather is slowly improving, clouds from the storm which brought the first... (more)
I Can See For Miles
Looking across the fingers of mesa top from Sublette New Mexico, we're looking towards Big Horn, a station on the former D&RGW San Juan Extension as Cumbres... (more)
Steam train Chama - Antonito arrives in a few minutes at the station Osier.
Steam train from Chama to Antonito arrives at the station Osier.
The Toltec Rattler Redux at Windy Point - worth the whole trip in one photo. To mark the 50th anniversary of their first photo charter, the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic RR ran 2 photo freights on Oct... (more)
That 70's Show: Redux
Meanwhile, we've trucked on down the other side of 'The Great Divide' while still remaining in the time-warp to 1972, we find the newly created 'Cumbres a... (more)