Ex D&RGW lcomotive 473 charges toward the slide and drift area below Cascade. With a bulldozer and flanger. the line will be opened for the first time in a week after continued efforts by MOW and ... (more)
Ex D&RGW locomotive 473, fresh out of the shop, gets a good winter test as it bucks through wind drifts and small slides on its way to Cascade. Engineer Mike Nichols is ever vigilant as he has the... (more)
While it appears like a stereotypical scene of a possible government cover-up, we are looking at a quarantine of sorts. Ex D&RGW K-37 #493 undergoes the delicate process of asbestos removal on thi... (more)
Veteran engineer Artie Barkley at the throttle of Shay #2 as helper, begins to shove from behind to assist Danny Seldomridge and Heisler #6 in their long ascent to Bald knob.
After the long drift down the hill, members of MOW give the usuall roll-by. We wave them off and the Conductor will pass the high-ball signal for Durango.
I had already been to cascade earlier this morning. it started snowing pretty good from hermosa on up. it was a beautiful day to be on the rails!
In the yard before we depart for Cascade Canyon on a Car Shop work-extra. I snuck this shot while kneeling to check a brake piston travel during an air test.