315 Thunders out of the Cumbres and Toltec's Antonito yards on a cool September morning.
315 Westbound navigates the lower level of the Whiplash Curve
Now on the upper level of the Whiplash Curve, the San Luis Valley dominates the background.
Steaming through the Aspen Trees east of Sublette
Crossing the expanse of the valley of the Rio de Los Pinos.
Cattle take little heed to the passing train.
315 rounds the corner away from the Los Pinos Valley and heads towards Tanglefoot Curve and the Summit at Cumbres.
At Cumbres, the highest point on this particular railroad at 10,015 feet above Sea Level.
315 stands in front of the 1920's era coal tipple in the Chama Yard.
315 pulls a short train out of Chama, by the location of "Broad's Spur".
315 steams thorough the light and shadows of Aspen filtered sunshine.
Charging through a "Natural Cut"
Branded Peak rises in the distance.
Approaching Cresco Tank.
Filling the Tank.
Rounding the Point.
0579 at Speed
End of the line ahead, we leave 315 until next time.
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