Steam Over Cumbres

Item #VT-TR11200701-C

Celebrate 50 years of continuous operation and experience the early 1900s with this time capsule on tracks. Steam Over Cumbres includes brand-new stories looking at this beautiful restored national landmark.

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Description

Steam Over Cumbres is a 100-page special issue from Trains magazine highlighting the 50th anniversary of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. This premium restoration railroad crosses the border of Colorado and New Mexico 11 times climbing to the top of 10,015-foot Cumbres Pass, the highest point reached by any steam railroad in North America. Step back 50 years and learn more about this amazing preservation effort to save Rio Grande narrow gauge steam in the Rockies.

Articles include:

  • Timeline of Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad: The history of the railroad since its purchase from Colorado and New Mexico in 1970.
  • Saving the Railroad: The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad began hauling tourists as a time capsule experience.
  • Rotary Snowplows Run Again: Examine the dramatic railroad snow removal equipment used on the tracks of Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad.
  • The Future of Cumbres & Toltec Railroad: Restoration of an 1883 locomotive, No. 168.
  • And more!

Pages: 100

Steam Over Cumbres is now available in a convenient digital format so you can enjoy your favorite hobby on your PC, Mac, laptop, iPad, iPhone and select Android devices version 2.2 or higher. Powered by Zinio™, digital editions are compatible with PC, Macintosh®, Android™ via Google Play™ app, iOS™ via App StoreSM, and Win8 devices.

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