Number 19 storms through Rock Cut headed eastbound towards McEwen.
Sometimes the last minute changes end up being the best shots. I had originally planned for a different angle at this locatio... (more)
Climbing towards Cumbres Pass.
A pair of 2-8-2s, including C&TS No. 488 and Rio Grande Southern-painted No. 455 tackle Cumbers Pass with a fall excursion train for Antonito, Colo.
A Fall Spectacular excursion, led by No. 14, traverses the beautiful Aughwick Valley on its way to Shirleysburg.
On a cool beautiful mountain morning 488 gets last minute look before leading second run out.
EBT 14 rolls into the sunlight just south of Shirleysburg on a return trip to Rockhill, Pa. during the 1997 Fall Spectacular weekend.
On the pass at Lizard Head.... The long-extinct Rio Grande Southern railroad ran from Durango to Ridgway, Colorado, a distance of about 162 rail miles. Like the D&RGW Line between Chama a... (more)
RGS 455 at Apache Canyon. RGS 455 (DRGW 463 in disguise) hauls her freight around the rock formation just east of Apache Canyon Crossing at about MP 327.75. This particular location and... (more)
Pillar of Smoke
Rio Grande Southern Mikado #455 has a towering smoke plume as it leads a work extra past the "Matterhorn" bunk house. This train was a recreation of an RGS freigh... (more)
Volcanic Rock. It's just past high noon as our re-creation RGS Freight with the 455 on the point charges upgrade past an odd formation of ancient volcanic rock. This formation, at around ... (more)
After cresting the Summit at Cumbres, the C&TS #489 drops downgrade and heads into the first horseshoe at Tanglefoot Curve on the East side of the Pass.
Cumbres & Toltec #487 charges out of Chama leading an Engineer training special.
Water at Matterhorn.Our Engineman stands patiently in the gangway, as his Fireman fills the tender cistern of Rio Grande Southern Mudhen #455 from the standpipe at Matterhorn.
Astute o... (more)
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)
Weather can play a big part in the mountains and getting wet is one of them. Baldwin K-36 No. 480, leads today's first section through Hermosa past the D&SNGRR Maintenance Yard in the rain. The h... (more)