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9/24/2017
 
 
 
 
 
By:Richard Schivley
Dates:9/15/2006 - 9/15/2006
Album Info:Wonderful ride on a first class RR!
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Another view of the depot,
Title:  Another view of the depot,
Description:  Depot
Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 9:25:40 AM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Baldwin 487 tucked away for the night
Title:  Baldwin 487 tucked away for the night
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 8:05:26 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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The depot,
Title:  The depot,
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 9:22:04 AM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Looks like number 19 is used to switch out and move rolling stock
Title:  Looks like number 19 is used to switch out and move rolling stock
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 8:09:26 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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How fitting that two fellas from back east, would ride in the coach, Sante Fe
Title:  How fitting that two fellas from back east, would ride in the coach, Sante Fe
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 8:27:00 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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My brother, George, a retired engineer with Ingersol Rand, appears to be thinking about becoming a locomotive engineer
Title:  My brother, George, a retired engineer with Ingersol Rand, appears to be thinking about becoming a locomotive engineer
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 8:23:29 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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#487's builder's plate
Title:  #487's builder's plate
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 8:20:29 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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It appears that all that "blue" grease means, "We're good to go"
Title:  It appears that all that "blue" grease means, "We're good to go"
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 8:30:30 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Check out those counter weights placed on the outside. A main characteristic of narrow gauge locomotives
Title:  Check out those counter weights placed on the outside. A main characteristic of narrow gauge locomotives
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 8:33:49 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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The interior of the Sante Fe is clean, simple and comfortable.
Title:  The interior of the Sante Fe is clean, simple and comfortable.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 8:39:37 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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Having left Antonito, we slowly climb in elevation. Here on, relatively flat mesa, we encounter the first, of several, water towers, (This is, Lava Tank), we will pass during the trip to Chama, New Mexico.
Title:  Having left Antonito, we slowly climb in elevation. Here on, relatively flat mesa, we encounter the first, of several, water towers, (This is, Lava Tank), we will pass during the trip to Chama, New Mexico.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 8:43:35 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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As we climb higher and higher into the approaching mountains we see, one of, several signs indicating we are now in Colorado.I believe we traveled in and out of Colorado and New Mexico, 11, times during the trip.
Title:  As we climb higher and higher into the approaching mountains we see, one of, several signs indicating we are now in Colorado.I believe we traveled in and out of Colorado and New Mexico, 11, times during the trip.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 1:13:04 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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With mountains looming in the distance, we finally start leaving the open brush regions behind as we continue to climb and start seeing more and more pines.
Title:  With mountains looming in the distance, we finally start leaving the open brush regions behind as we continue to climb and start seeing more and more pines.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 8:53:34 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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Climbing, ever upward, we reach areas of sediment rock and out croppings. The plant life is very interesting and  it's amazing how plants and trees seem to sprout up out of rock.
Title:  Climbing, ever upward, we reach areas of sediment rock and out croppings. The plant life is very interesting and it's amazing how plants and trees seem to sprout up out of rock.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/15/2006 9:03:50 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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Ahh, the views are really starting to get spectacular! Nothing like the smell of coal smoke and cinders in the morning!
Title:  Ahh, the views are really starting to get spectacular! Nothing like the smell of coal smoke and cinders in the morning!
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 1:23:07 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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Stopping for our first supply of water. The fireman swings the water spout over to the engine for a drink. Those firemen do it all!
Title:  Stopping for our first supply of water. The fireman swings the water spout over to the engine for a drink. Those firemen do it all!
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 1:28:21 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Mr. Don Schneider, our docent, or, greeter from the "Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec" was entertaining with his knowledge of the land and the railroads operation and history. His wireless headset sent his voice over loud speakers.
Title:  Mr. Don Schneider, our docent, or, greeter from the "Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec" was entertaining with his knowledge of the land and the railroads operation and history. His wireless headset sent his voice over loud speakers.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 1:32:23 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Untitled
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 8:30:25 AM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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At this point the sky was, hazy, but the views were getting better and better all the time!
Title:  At this point the sky was, hazy, but the views were getting better and better all the time!
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 1:48:42 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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Baldwin #487 digs in and churns out the smoke and steam as the grade increases.
Title:  Baldwin #487 digs in and churns out the smoke and steam as the grade increases.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 1:52:15 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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Now, in the mountains, we travel along many ledges. The "splash" of lavender plants, along the rails, adds to the enjoyment of the vistas.
Title:  Now, in the mountains, we travel along many ledges. The "splash" of lavender plants, along the rails, adds to the enjoyment of the vistas.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 1:57:14 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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Can you imagine living down there? You've got to love your solitude.
Title:  Can you imagine living down there? You've got to love your solitude.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 3:48:04 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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The same place as previous shot, only a wide-angle shot. Absolutely beautiful!
Title:  The same place as previous shot, only a wide-angle shot. Absolutely beautiful!
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 3:51:02 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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The "high" country yields some, unusual, rock formations. I believe this is, Phantom Curve.
Title:  The "high" country yields some, unusual, rock formations. I believe this is, Phantom Curve.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 3:54:03 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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Another, magnificent, vista!
Title:  Another, magnificent, vista!
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 3:57:40 PM
Location:  Antonito, CO
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Entering Mud Tunnel. Wooden supports run through-out the 342 foot length.
Title:  Entering Mud Tunnel. Wooden supports run through-out the 342 foot length.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/16/2006 4:01:30 PM
Location:  Toltec, NM
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Exiting Mud Tunnel.
Title:  Exiting Mud Tunnel.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 10:12:15 AM
Location:  Toltec, NM
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Fresh out of Rock Tunnel, what a spectacular view!
Title:  Fresh out of Rock Tunnel, what a spectacular view!
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 1:23:04 PM
Location:  Toltec, NM
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Out of no where, a memorial, to, James Abrams Garfield, 20th President of the U.S. Died from a gunshot wound of an assassin.
Title:  Out of no where, a memorial, to, James Abrams Garfield, 20th President of the U.S. Died from a gunshot wound of an assassin.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 10:57:01 AM
Location:  Toltec, NM
Author:  Richard Schivley
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More and more outstanding scenery!
Title:  More and more outstanding scenery!
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 1:28:54 PM
Location:  Osier, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Smoking it up on the "high" line.
Title:  Smoking it up on the "high" line.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 1:33:07 PM
Location:  Osier, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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God's country.
Title:  God's country.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 1:37:14 PM
Location:  Osier, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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#487, uncoupled from our train, backing to switch freight cars at, Osier.
Title:  #487, uncoupled from our train, backing to switch freight cars at, Osier.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/17/2006 1:40:57 PM
Location:  Osier, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Water tank,
Title:  Water tank,
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 8:23:33 AM
Location:  Osier, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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The Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec did a nice job restoring this building,
Title:  The Friends of the Cumbres and Toltec did a nice job restoring this building,
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 8:32:11 AM
Location:  Osier, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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A look, straight down, crossing Cascade Trestle.
Title:  A look, straight down, crossing Cascade Trestle.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 8:36:40 AM
Location:  Osier, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Baldwin #488, took over our train at, Osier. Pulling the train, backwards, at Tanglefoot Curve
Title:  Baldwin #488, took over our train at, Osier. Pulling the train, backwards, at Tanglefoot Curve
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 8:42:47 AM
Location:  Cumbres, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Turning the engine on a "wye" and crossing Rt. 17, we are at the highest elevation of the trip, 10,015 feet above sea level,
Title:  Turning the engine on a "wye" and crossing Rt. 17, we are at the highest elevation of the trip, 10,015 feet above sea level,
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 8:48:03 AM
Location:  Cumbres, CO
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Windy Point. The rail line is on the upper ledge and Rt. 17 is on the lower.
Title:  Windy Point. The rail line is on the upper ledge and Rt. 17 is on the lower.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 1:48:46 PM
Location:  Cumbres, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Crossing Lobato Trestle. 100 feet above Wolf Creek.
Title:  Crossing Lobato Trestle. 100 feet above Wolf Creek.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 1:53:14 PM
Location:  Chama, NM
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Arriving in the, Chama, yard we see two snow blowers.
Title:  Arriving in the, Chama, yard we see two snow blowers.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 1:56:13 PM
Location:  Chama, NM
Author:  Richard Schivley
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The author  and one of the train's passengers in front of the depot
Title:  The author and one of the train's passengers in front of the depot
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 2:01:47 PM
Location:  Chama, NM
Author:  Richard Schivley
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Historical marker on the Chama, N.M. depot.
Title:  Historical marker on the Chama, N.M. depot.
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Photo Date:  9/15/2006  Upload Date: 9/18/2006 1:58:23 PM
Location:  Cumbres, CO
Author:  Richard Schivley
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