OY at the Coaling Tower
At the coaling tower, the OY is in all her glory in shades of grays.
The Battle for the Pass has Begun.
Through 4-5’ of deep snow Denver & Rio Grande Western OY rotary steam powered snow plow is in full battle for the pass. Gently falling large... (more)
Snow Fighting to Colorado
Near the Colorado state line the Rotary OY is in full battle with snow with 2-8-2 #487 and #484 pushing.
Home bound Snow Fighter
The battle for the mountain was fought hard on this day, stopped by ice, tomorrow may bring victory. OY is slowly returning home after a day of snow... (more)
Former DRGW Rotary OY is displayed in Antonito before being moved to Chama, NM and restored to operation by the CATS.
Every one is taking it all in as steam powered Rotary OY, K36 487 and K36 488 Clean out the tracks a Cumbres Summit.
In all my years of railroading, I have never seen anything as incredible as three steam locomotives trying to break through the snow, ice and rock at windy point. The snow was as tall as the rotar... (more)
In an attempt to open its line from winter snows, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic operated a triple-header rotary snow plow train on May 3, 1997. Three mikados are shoving Rotary OY as they near the deep... (more)