Author Archive | Pleinguy

Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR, Wolf Creek Lobato Trestle

Cumbres & Toltec RR Ride

(Chama NM to Antonito CO) Right on schedule, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic train pulled out of Chama heading up into the mountains. It wasn’t long before we crossed over Wolf Creek on the Lobato Trestle; the first of four along the route. Tall pines and aspen trees soon crowded the tracks. The first stop […]

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Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR, Chama Yard

Cumbres & Toltec RR Depot

(Chama NM) I finally booked a seat on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic RR, an historic 1880s era coal fired steam engine narrow gauge train. Arriving early, I walked around the depot and railyard taking photos. They say it doesn’t look much different than when it was built to transport coal, timber, and sheep out […]

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Rio Grande Gorge near Taos

Río Grande Gorge

(nr Taos NM) Since it was not too far from my camp, I decided to run over to take a look at the Río Grande Gorge Bridge. There was a good parking and picnic area on the west side. Some vendors were selling their wares along the side of the highway. The gorge could best […]

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