Rio Grande K-27 No. 463 sits inside the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad’s Chama, New Mexico, enginehouse on June 6, 2018. Outside on the north side tracks, C&TS K-36 Nos. 484 and 489 are readied ... (more)
After helping a freight train on the eastern grade of Cumbres Pass, Rio Grande 2-8-2 K-27 No. 463 heads back to Chama light engine ahead of the freight on September 17, 1996. Snow is flying on top... (more)
A westbound Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad photo freight led by K-37 No. 497 waits on the main line as K-27 No. 463, used as a mid-train helper to the summit of Cumbres Pass, trundles by light ... (more)
#484 and #463 work hard as they pass through Dalton. The train actually made a stop here to pick up some passengers that missed the train in Chama. It was quite impressive to watch them get moving... (more)
Filling up #463 with coal for the grueling climb to Cumbres Pass. That day #463 would double head with #484 to the summit. From there, #484 would be cut off of the front of the train and #463 woul... (more)
D&RGW K-27 No. 463 drifts downhill from Cumbres Pass with the first Eastbound train of the 2017 season.
Denver & Rio Grande Western #463 struggles up the steep grades out of the Narrows with a stock train bound for Cumbres Pass and eventually points east. This is just a small section of a larger tra... (more)
Steamscape: Windy Point from Perry's Pond. On a late summer afternoon, D&RGW 463 drifts down the 4% grade below Windy Point, passing the small beaver pond that has informally been named for... (more)
Pinning on the power. A D&RGW K-27 Locomotive couples up to a freight consist in the yard at Cumbres Pass, in preparation for the trip down the 4% grade to Chama, NM and beyond. On the si... (more)
In July 1969 the Rio Grande was granted permission from the Interstate Commerce Commission to abandon their narrow gauge lines in Colorado and New Mexico, with the exception of the Silverton branc... (more)
The newest Veterans Unit skirts the Pacific Ocean through San Clemente.
Hammering away! Pile Driver OB's small steam engine alternately raises and drops its very heavy iron hammer on a small pile in the Antonito Yard, adjacent to the balloon loop track. The pi... (more)
Late afternoon turn at Osier. While the patrons of the Friends Maintenance of Way Charter enjoy a late lunch in the distant Osier Dining Hall, the crew of the 463 has turned the train to fa... (more)
Meeting at Toltec. The Friends of the Cumbres & Toltec's Maintenance of Way Charter holds the west end of the siding at Toltec, as the daily eastbound passenger train out of Chama passes by... (more)
Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad K-27 No. 463 leads the eastbound passenger train No. 216 from Chama, New Mexico across the trestle at Los Pinos, Colorado on July 22, 2015.