Halfway home - we'll be there by... Night. Catching the last sunlight of the day, Grand Canyon Railway 29 and 4960 cross Miller's Wash, the half way point between the Canyon and the home terminal... (more)
A winter squall whips across the Arizona Northland, as Grand Canyon Railway #29 eases into "Miller's Wash", the lowest point on the GCRy. Asides from the sinuous twists and gentle grade... (more)
A winter squall whips across the Arizona Northland, as Grand Canyon Railway Chief Mechanical Officer Eric Hadder and a crew member tend to oiling around the century old beast.
A winter squall whips across the Arizona Northland, as Grand Canyon Railway 29 runs the hogbacks on her was to the Grand Chasm to the North
A quiet night at "Sleepy Hollow" is interrupted by a passing train through the cold night air.
Rounding Coxo Curve, 489 and train head upgrade towards Cumbres.
Leaving Miller's Wash and a green board behind, 4960 proceeds to make short work of getting back to track speed.
Part of the care and maintenance of any coal burning steam locomotive includes cleaning out the ash pan, and just as it's been done spanning three centurys, today in Chama is no different.
Overcoming gravity on one, if not the steepest railroad in the country, Rio Grande Southern 455 and Cumbres and Toltec 487 climb out of The Chama River Valley (which extends into the backdrop) to... (more)
While summer suddenly disappeared this week in the American Southwest (note, not a good idea to camp with my current sleeping bags), 488 and its train lazily make their way down Cumbres Pass.
Lined for the Main. Rio Grande Southern 455 takes to the main on a crisp fall morning in Chama New Mexico.
Showing signs of her true identity, "Rio Grande Southern No.455" takes water from the Rico, er, Chama Water Tank on a crisp September Morning.
Through the Looking Glass... Or at least a reversed digital image as though you put the slide in the projector backwards.
Racing towards the sunset at 90mph, Amtrak's Southwest Chief leaves the Rio Grande Rift as the last light hits the clouds above New Mexico's Manzano Mountains.