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Windy Point at over 10,000 feet, is one of the most scenic places on the 64 miles long Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. In late September and early October each year, the Aspens put on a colourful, fantastic show for visitors as they slowly go from green to golden before dropping their leaves...
It is a technique my filming parter and I have developed over the last two years. You can see further examples on other videos that we have done and posted on this forum. Cumbres & Toltec - From The Air is a good example.
Filmed in late September 2018 in the Los Pinos Valley on a section of the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad that doesn't get a lot of coverage. The problem is access. There is only one dirt road anywhere near. The booth now just a wee bit dilapidated and unused was moved to this site around 1923.
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad train 216 doubleheaded by locomotives #488 and #487 on a snowy October 8th 2018 as they pass Coxo crossing and round Windy Point on the run from Chama, NM to Antonito, CO.
I wish I could afford to hire a helicopter, none the less an interesting question. Over the month I was in New Mexico last September early October, my views changed. The first footage I filmed was the normal miles in the air stuff, but slowly I realised there was so much more that could be...
The title pretty much says it all. - After many years of line side filming the first efforts with a drone. Gosh, Cumbres & Toltec country is spectacular. Make sure you watch all the way to the end - It's only 5 minutes long - for a clip that didn't go so well.
Originally built for the Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad by Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1895. The loco was retired in 1949 and spent many years on display in a park in Durango, Co. The Durango Railroad Historical Society began restoration work in March 2001 and #315 moved under its own...
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