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Day 296

Down on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Narrow Gauge Railway, aboard Galloping Goose #5! Osier is where the trains from East (Antonito, CO) and West (Chama, NM) meet. The passengers have lunch and then either switch trains to continue on to the other end of the track and return by motor coach, or stay on […]

Day 295

Down on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Narrow Gauge Railway, aboard Galloping Goose #5! We hit the railroad a week or so too soon for really good Fall colors Another run-by, this one over a trestle! ~Curtis in /\/ew /\/\exico! {!-{>

Day 294

Down on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Narrow Gauge Railway, aboard Galloping Goose #5! We finally come around the bend to see Osier. I even have a print of a painting of Osier on my wall. Here is a close up of the old station. This is the important new building, however. It is where […]

Day 293

Down on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Narrow Gauge Railway, aboard Galloping Goose #5! Here is that house we saw above. Looking back up at the water tower. The Goose drove across that bridge and let those people out for a run-by. Then we backed up slowly (the only way it CAN go back!) and […]

Day 292

Down on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Narrow Gauge Railway, aboard Galloping Goose #5! We ar heading way down the valley there. You can just see the track. Four miles? Five? To get there. The arrow points to a pile of railroad ties we will be passing. A closer view of the ties… We will […]

Day 291

Down on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Narrow Gauge Railway, aboard Galloping Goose #5! Coming off of Cumbres Pass you for a long loop. It is the better part of a mile to drop 20 feet… The arrows show some of the track, a mile or two back. A couple photos over the Motor Coachman’s […]

Day 290-recently updated with new photos at the end!

Recently a bunch of us from the Camera Club went up to St Peter’s Mission, in the hills north of Cascade. It is a bit…rural up there…there is a cemetery on the hilltop. Click on the photo to enlarge the sign to a readable size. Photo by the Dailylife Wife. There is also the ruins […]

Day 281

Down on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Narrow Gauge Railway, aboard Galloping Goose #5! A few snapshots out the windows of the Goose at the rest of the rail yard . We were in the back part for this part of the trip. ~Curtis on the Cumbres & Toltec! {!-{>

Day 280

Down on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Narrow Gauge Railway! Looking down the Station platform in Chama, NM. Farther down… Waiting for our train to be called in the Chama Station. (A three photo panorama!) Friend Walter heading down towards the Galloping Goose! There it is! And the crowd is getting seating assignments (anywhere you […]

Day 276

Cutting out a few days, I found these intriguing images of Raising Steam in the morning… At the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Narrowgauge Railroad Chama Yard, Chama, New Mexico. A different view of the photo above. And another photo at the same place and time…all taken on my iPhone 8… ~Curtis in New Mexico! {!-{>