2013-09-29 Chama Steam Excursion by ArizonaLorne
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THE MAN and his train: Jay Wimer
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The riders are dropped off, and the special is backed up for a photo run-by.
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Approaching Coxo crossing
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D&RGW's headlight pops up just yards away from the Cumbres water plug. This dramatically shows the steep grade.
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The train is split under the watchful eye of Conductor Allen.
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Engine 315 picks up a string of cattle cars.
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Engine #463 is first to leave with the first cut of cars.
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These are SERIOUS railfans. When the price for the four day excursion is $2K each, that's serious! Please notice: I'm on the ground. I believe there were a total of 30 riders.
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Engine #15 pulls out onto the main with a solid string of cattle cars and follows #463,
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the first train is now past Los Pinos tank.
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Our second train now passes Los Pinos water tank
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