La Veta Pass, Colorado:

July 4th, 2008
La Veta, Colorado to Fort Garland, Colorado with scheduled meet at Fir.
Fort Garland, Colorado to La Veta, Colorado with scheduled meet at Fir.

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The "Twenty Grand" passes inspection.



This is our safety meeting. Safety is critical on these twisty, steep grades (and any other time).



Rolling towards the pass. Anne is flagging.



Passing through the La Veta yard.



Starting up the grade.



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If you look into the distance, you will see a yellow motorcar, that is at the front of our line, a few minutes ahead of us.



Here is a closeup of the previous picture.



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This was our view looking behind us.



Here's your photographer (Will).



We passed through two tunnels. This is the first.



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"Frisco Logo" property of BNSF Railway. All other photos and movies 2008 Will Hamilton