While it appears the last vestiges of fall have arrived, the temperature seems anything but. The weather in the greater Southwestern United States has been "off" this whole year it seem... (more)
Who's Model Railroad is this Anyways?
Cumbres and Toltec 487, a Mikado built for the Denver and Rio Grande Western, coasts by Cresco Colorado's water tank on its decent of from... (more)
Cumbres and Toltec 487, a Mikado built for the Denver and Rio Grande Western, steams across Cascade Trestle between Osier and Cumbres Colorado.
And You’re Gonna Get a Shiver, When You Check Out The River...
With a one-two punch of the COVID Pandemic and The Elk Creek Bridge being washed out, action shots of The Durango... (more)
A Little Bit is Better Than Nada
With a one-two punch of the COVID Pandemic and The Elk Creek Bridge being washed out action shots of The Durango and Silverton will be hard to ... (more)
New Kid in Town
One of these is not like the others. Durango and Silverton DL535 No. 107 sits on a ready track at the Durango Roundhouse on a strangely quiet late summer after... (more)
Completely disconnected from the thought that there would be a train on this day, I found the Potash Local making its journey to its namesake completely on accident t... (more)
Threading The Defile
Amtrak Train #3, The Southwest Chief, exits Apache Canyon, just (railroad) east of Lamy New Mexico. The train is leaving the narrow defile in the southern... (more)
Having just met the eastbound Amtrak #4, BNSF 4093 departs the Springer siding and begins the slog up from the Cimaron River Bridge (hidden by the train) towards L... (more)
Rock and or Roll
Rolling along the undulating territory of New Mexico’s Shoemaker Canyon, 4093 heads west towards Glorieta Pass on the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe’s “Passenger... (more)
Chico and The Comet
Comet NEOWISE streaks behind one of the ubiquitous Santa Fe Semaphores in New Mexico..
With the blades of the flanger deployed, Work Extra 476 becomes a knife to the fresh powder on this icy February morning. Earlier that morning, before the sun was e... (more)
The Air Up There..
Hey, I've gone aloft as I catch The Southwest Chief racing below the Sandia Mountains and into Albuquerque
Way out west, There's room for our dreaming, There's wide open spaces to see...
With less than two weeks left in its existence, the famed Escalante Western Railway powers out o... (more)
A Dreamscape View... Next-door to a Nightmare..
The Milky Way rises in the southern sky on the Great Plains of New Mexico. It's a little after Three AM, and we see the classic ... (more)