San Luis & Rio Grande 1744 to Antonito

On Jun 22, 2007, San Luis & Rio Grande 4-6-0 #1744 made a rare afternoon run down from Alamosa to Antonito. 1744 was supposed to meet RGS Goose 5 that day, but the Goose was cancelled on account of a blown head gasket. Instead, we got to see something that hasn’t happened in some fifty years – working narrow and standard gauge steam in Antonito at the same time.

All photographs in this trip report were taken with a Canon EOS 40D using either a Canon 24-105mm F4 L IS/USM, Sigma 18-50mm, or a Canon 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS/USM.

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