Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
October 2, 1999
This is Antonito Station. We arrived here, bought our lunch tickets, picked up our train tickets and boarded the bus to the Chama station.
An unused engine next to our train.
This picture of a rotary plow was taken from our train.
The front of the plow once we started moving.
Alan looking back.
Climbing the steep grade to Cumbres Pass the train needs a helper locomotive. (Double heading)
'Rounding another bend.
Rounding another corner, Doubleheadding.
Watering stop at Cresco.
Another shot at Cresco.
The two engines working hard.
An outhouse? Here?
Trees, mountains, smoke.
Trains crossing a bridge.
The Cumbres stop, where we disconnect the helper locomotive.
Train without helper.
Yet another turn...
Over Crossing. Me taking the picture; on Alan's site.
Train going through rocks. At Windy Point.
Osier Station. The other train beat us there. If you go the food is a very solid okay. Nothing great, but nothing was bad. There was also some time to look around,
Front of the K-36.
Driving wheels of K-36.
Tender, and engineer.
From the open observation car looking foreward over the tender at some trees.
The fall colors were amazing.
Funky rock formations.
From the open car looking back.
Inside of a turn.
Our train back at Antonito.
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