By the light of the silvery moon.... and with a little help from some strategically-placed strobe lights, RGS Mudhen #455 poses for an evening portrait with her freight train, on a remote d... (more)
Rio Grande Southern #455 (actually #463) crosses Los Pinos Trestle with a work extra on the way to Cumbres Pass. This is a recreation of a typical Rio Grande Southern consist, with the locomotive ... (more)
RGS 455....with a little help. DRGW C-18 Consolidation Locomotive #315 lends a helping hand mid-train as RGS K-27 Mikado #455 takes her freight westbound just after sunrise.
For most o... (more)
Sunrise on the Rio Grande Southern. The "sunrise" herald of the Rio Grande Southern on Locomotive #455's tender stands out in the early morning light as she crosses a small wooden trestle r... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec K-27 No. 463, masquerading as Rio Grande Southern No. 455, crosses Ferguson's Trestle just as the sun breaks the horizon. This was the second day of a Friends of the Cumbres & Tol... (more)
Cumbres & Toltec K-27 No. 463, masquerading as Rio Grande Southern No. 455, poses on Ferguson's Trestle. Lighting by Mike Shade and Mother Nature. This was the second day of a Friends of the Cum... (more)
One of 2 static K-37s on display in Antonito greets visitors as they arrive. It is one of several out of service K-37s throughout the state. #491 at the Colorado RR Museum in Golden is the only cu... (more)
The Little Train to Oblivion. Denver and Rio Grande Western #463 leads a circa 1939 train out of Antonito westward.
"The edge of the World", or something like that. The DRGW 315, restored to life by the Durango Railroad Historical Society, heads a chartered "stock" train west around the Lava loop on the Cumbre... (more)
C&TS 44-tonner (weight 47 tons apparently) #19 was sent over to C&TS from Oahi Railway & Land Co. in 1972.
K-36 No. 489 pulls away after dropping off a car at the shop in Antonito.The 489 will then switch over and back into the shop for the night to prepare for tomorrows run to Chama.
Colorado & Southern T-12 No. 168 built by Baldwin for the Denver & Rio Grande in 1883 awaits restoration,. Cumbres & Toltec K-36 No. 489 cools down from the days trip from Chama.
Engine 488 takes a rest in the Antonito shed after another hard working day on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad
Shortly before sunrise the 489 fills the morning air with smoke as it climbs toward Cumbres. This was part of a two day photo op sponsored by the Friends of the C&TS.