Rio Grande K 37 #497 leads a freight out of Chama, past Jukes Tree. The headlight of helper #484 is visible through the Rio Chama bridge.
A roundhouse laborer cleans off accumulated grease and dirt from the running gear of Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad K-37 No. 497 at Chama, New Mexico, on the evening of May 24, 1999.
Heading down the 4% grade of Cumbres Pass, a Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad photo freight pulled by Rio Grande-lettered K-37 No. 497, rolls past Coxo, Colorado. An early taste of winter greete... (more)
A cold rain has turned to wet snow as a Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad photo freight is on the eastern approach of Cumbres Pass, Colorado, on September 17, 1996. All former Rio Grande, Mikado ... (more)
Even though the date is September 17, 1996, winter is creeping in on Cumbres Pass, Colorado. Road engine C&TS K-37 No. 497 rests as K-27 No. 463 cuts out of a freight train amid a heavy snow. This... (more)
A little boy looks in awe as a K-37 and K-36 switch their trains.
Extra 497 West heads across the flats west of Antonito, with 484 cut in as the mid train helper. Compare this with shots by John West, taken 30 years earlier. Railroad: Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RailroadLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Antonito, Colorado, USALocomotive #: CTS 497Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: October 25, 1992
Extra 497 West heads across the flats, with Antonito in the distance. Compare this with shots by John West, taken 30 years earlier. ... (more)
#497 climbs the lower curve at Tanglefoot and will soon pass on the track in the foreground having turned through 180 degrees.
'Mike' 497 hurries a mixed freight train toward Cumbres.
Former D&RGW K-37 #497 crosses Cascade Trestle, heading for Antonito.
K-37 #497 heads a long freight around Tanglefoot Curve, just before reaching Cumbres Pass.
C&TS K-37 497, lettered for the D&RGW, heads for Antonito with a John Craft photo special.
497 hauling a charter freight at Coxo, 463 is the helper at the rear