A heavy thunderstorm has passed and the regular passenger trains from Antonito and Chama have departed, so Osier, Colorado is once again a quiet, remote place. Only former Rio Grande Southern Moto... (more)
Rio Grande Southern Motor #5 (aka the Galloping Goose) has made a quick stop at Bighorn Wye on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR and now continues on to Osier. Goose #5 is owned and operated by the... (more)
A unique piece of Colorado history, the "Galloping Goose", came into being due to the struggles of the Rio Grande Southern, a narrow gauge line which went from Ridgway, Colorado to Duran... (more)
When not traveling the rails of the C&TS or D&S, Goose #5 rests at her home on the route of the old RGS by the depot in Dolores, seen here as a typical San Juan afternoon storm rolls in.
Rio Grande Southern, Galloping Goose No. 5, at Rockwood, on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
Restored RGS Goose 5, on loan from the town of Dolores, is running on the Cumbres and Toltec. Seen here at Cumbres in the last remaining bit of snowshed.
Galloping along in Rio Grande Southern Goose No. 5 southbound (eastbound in timetable) past milepost 454 on the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad just north of Durango, Colorado, on Augu... (more)
Rio Grande Southern Galloping Goose No. 5 passes the water tank at Cresco, Colorado on Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad’s 4-percent climb of Cumbres Pass on May 25, 1999. This “motor” as RGS ori... (more)
As a spring storm brews to the west, Rio Grande Southern Galloping Goose No. 5 is meeting the regular Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad passenger train at Osier, Colorado, on May 25, 1999. This “... (more)
Making a quick photo stop before heading to the depot. K36 484 with the afternoon arrival from Chama was only a few minutes behind.