Rio Grande K-37 No. 497 departs Cumbres, Colorado, in the midst of an autumn snowstorm atop Cumbres Pass on September 17, 1996. The Mikado is pulling a freight train chartered for photographers on... (more)
Escaping even snowier weather at the summit of Cumbres Pass, a westbound Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad photo freight led by Rio Grande 2-8-2 K-37 No. 497 approaches Dalton, New Mexico, on a col... (more)
A cold rain has turned to a heavy, wet snow as a Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad photo freight is approaching the summit of Cumbres Pass on September 17, 1996. The train is led by Rio Grande K-... (more)
K37 Rio Grande 497 leads a photo freight past the old movie set of Weed City.
I didn't realize it at the time, how glad I would be to have pictures of K37 497 operating. Fast forward 23 years and who know if we will ever see 497 run again.
Narrow gauge Class K-37 498 leads a D&RGW westbound freight around the lower level of Big Horn (Colo.) loop while K-36 class 488 assists mid-train lifting the usual tonnage of asphalt, drilling m... (more)
Another old Anscochrome saved by Photoshop. The headbrakeman takes water prior to the Farmington turn leaving Farmington for Durango. The Farmington tank was notorious for bad water, but apparent... (more)