Cumbres & Toltec K-36 No. 488 poses for a night photo shoot
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 2-8-2 K-36 No. 488 has some work done inside the enginehouse at Chama, New Mexico, on August 28, 2021. Sitting outside on the adjoining track is Denver & Rio Grand... (more)
One to Go. A single superheater unit awaits reinstallation inside Cumbres & Toltec No. 488 prior the petticoat being able to be reinstalled and the front of the locomotive closed up.
A number of interesting things going on in this shot of #488 bringing a charter down from Cumbres Pass at about mile post 337. It's 2005, and the Cumbres & Toltec has just started a much needed re... (more)
C&TS #487 leads #488 as we've stopped at the top of Cumbres Pass. #487 will cut off here, turn on the wye and run light back down to Chama, NM. Note the patches of snow still present in early Ju... (more)
After running as helper from Chama to the top of Cumbres Pass - see
HERE and Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RailroadLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Cumbres, Colorado, USALocomotive #: CTS 488Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: June 09, 2005
C&TS #488 is the helper for C&TS #487 as our train passes the famous Jukes Tree having just crossed the Chama River on this early June morning. Apologies for the incorrect state and location - ye... (more)
In 2008, the Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec had completed their restoration to operable condition of D&RGW Piledriver OB and announced a special trip from Chama to the top of Cumbres Pass where a... (more)
C&TS #488 is the helper today on this early June doubleheader, with #487 as the road engine. Pictured here at Coxo, the train will enter a sharp curve just behind my location, cross Wolf Creek on... (more)
Cutting the helper off from the passenger train at Cumbres Pass
The C&TS putting on a show as they steadily climb into the mountains of southwestern Colorado with the 10am train out of Chama.
Double headed mikes charge up to Cumbres pass with a charter freight.
A pair of 2-8-2s, including C&TS No. 488 and Rio Grande Southern-painted No. 455 tackle Cumbers Pass with a fall excursion train for Antonito, Colo.
On a cool beautiful mountain morning 488 gets last minute look before leading second run out.
An eastbound Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad passenger train is about to depart Chama, New Mexico, powered with double-headed 2-8-2 K-36 Mikados Nos. 488 and 487. At this point in history on the ... (more)