|Lots of big, sweeping curves out here in the desert.|
The engine's smoke just drifts away.
Past here it levels off and there is a run of several miles on the flat before reaching the Antonito station.
|Early the next morning we packed up and
rode the GoldWings over the highway route back to Antonito to see the
train watering up for the trip back to Osier.
This is a dual gauge railcar next to the engine house.
|While it has standard gauge wheels, note
the two couplers and the three tracks. This car can be moved or
connected to either standard gauge or narrow gauge cars or
locomotives. Pretty clever way to make both sizes work at one
Of course, mixing gauges only works when there are three tracks.
|Old 487 is heading out to water up and
hitch up the cars.
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