1940’s Livestock Special On The C & T Scenic Railroad
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad fall scenery never disappoints!
Based out of Chama, New Mexico, the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad is home to some of the most photogenic countryside in United States.
Listen to the beautiful sound of Denver and Rio Grande Western’s Baldwin #463 locomotive as she churns through the beautiful fall countryside of New Mexico.
#463 is seen here hauling a special photo op recreation of a 1940’s livestock train with heritage cars in tow.
Note: At 3:00 in the clip, #463 starts from a full stop on a uphill grade after waiting for her cousins #487 and #489 to complete their pass by.
- Builder – Baldwin Locomotive Works 1903
- configuration – 2-8-2
- Drive diameter – 40 inches
- locomotive weight – 136,650 lbs
- Nickname – “The Mudhen”
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