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Late Night Maintenance on the Cumbres and Toltec

Late Night Maintenance on the Cumbres and Toltec

This picture is of the inside the maintenance shop for the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railway in Chama, NM.  The 488 had just returned from its daily run bringing tourists over Cumbres pass and was about to be serviced in the Chama shop.  It had departed that morning from Antonito, CO bringing a half-dozen cars […]

The Goose is Loose

This ugly duckling is called the Galloping Goose.  It was a contraption created by the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad for passenger service on the narrow gauge railways in southwestern Colorado and northern New Mexico.  It’s the crazy love child of a box car, a bus, and a Packard V12 motor.  Today, there are a […]

I’d Like Your 29.99 Oil Change Special, Please!

Could you imagine the look on the highly paid technician at Jiffy Lube when this guy pulls in? I’ve got another railroad picture for you today.. this time, it’s in the shops in Chama, NM.  This is the Cumbres and Toltec shop where they give each engine a once-over before sending it out for another […]

The Aspen Express

When I set off for Colorado nearly a week ago, I went with the intentions of getting some awesome landscape shots to add to my catalog.  What happened instead is that I ended up spending two days chasing trains with my dad (It’s one of his favorite activities) and getting some really nice railroad images. […]