Cumbres and Toltec Scenic K-37 2-8-2 488.
The train which brought us from Chama will be the train that returns to Chama except for the engine which will take us to Antonio with the train cars from there.
The New Mexico Express arrives into Osier.
Cumbres and Toltec Scenic K-37 2-8-2 484
The New Mexico Express arrives into Osier for their passengers lunch stop.
The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic 488 cut off its train and heads to the switch.
The Rio de Los Pinos down in the valley.
The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic 488 backs onto its new train set.
Our Colorado Express would now be the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic K-36 2-8-2 488, 510 Parlor Car Clarence Quinlan, Open Car DRG&W 9613, 500 Coach Alamosa, 505 Coach Toltec, 502 Concession Lava and Coach 501 Antonio. I would be riding in the Alamosa but once again would spend the trip out in the Open Car.
Cumbres and Toltec Scenic K-36 2-8-2 488.
Our new train and the Osier Lunch Room.
Our new Fireman takes it easy before the trip to Antonio starts.
We left Osier for Antonio.
The train went by the loop track at Osier.
The New Mexico Express as it left Osier the same time as our Colorado Express.
The Rio de Los Pinos heads to Toltec Gorge.
The train continues towards the Toltec Gorge.
The train passes through another rock cut.
The view to the south.
You could still see the New Mexico Express steaming its way to Chama.
The train has reached of the upper Toltec Gorge.
The train took a pair of curves.
The train has reached Toltec Gorge.
The train ran by the Garfield Monument.
It is a long way down to the bottom of the Toltec Gorge.
The train ran through the Rock Tunnel, 366 foot curving bore.
The route ahead as we near the Toltec Gorge.
Looking down at the Rio de Los Pinos.
The train ran by the Entering Colorado sign.
Rocks that look like two giants starring at each other.
Our train takes a pair of curves as it continues down the grade.
The train ran through the Calico Cut.
There are many interesting rocks above our route.
A look across the canyon to the south.
The train heads for the Phantom Curve.
The train went around the Phantom Curve.
The last look at Phantom Curve.
The train ran by the Entering New Mexico Sign.
The train was entering the Mud Tunnel.
The train was exiting the Mud Tunnel.
Looking back at Toltec Gorge.
The train ran by more interesting rock formations.
The clouds are increasing as the afternoon proceeds along.
The train takes another curve.
Looking back at where we had been.
A beautiful scene on a great train ride.
Looking down at the Rio de los Pinos.
A great view from a great train.
Another view of the Rio de los Pinos.
This interesting rock formation only adds to a beautiful scene.
The route ahead.
The train continues along the ledge above the Rio de los Pinos.
A look back up the grade to where we had been.
The train takes another curve.
Our train ran by more interesting rock formations.
Great views of the train as it is still high above the Rio de los Pinos.
The train takes a tight curve.
A Shield Volcano in New Mexico named San Antonio Mountain.
Our train is running on the edge of the gorge.