Rio Grande 463 & Rio Grande 168 Photo Charter

Rio Grande 463 120th Anniversary Photo Charter- & Rio Grande 168 Photo Charter
**Please note the C&T is not selling these tickets!**

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023 & Friday October 20, 2023

Location: Antonito, Colorado

October 19 – Rio Grande 463

Rio Grande 463 will feature flying Rio Grande lettering for the first photo charter in approximately 20 years along with refreshed graphite on the smokebox.

Departing from Antonito before dawn, this charter provides a day full of photographic opportunities from sunrise to late afternoon. The itinerary includes a sunrise view at Lava Tank, a traverse over the Cascade Trestle and photo runbys at several scenic locations along the line.

The train consist will include livestock stock cars and rider box cars along with a caboose.

Upon return to Antonito, we’ll set up professional LED lighting for an evening photo session around the yard.

October 20 – Rio Grande 168

Rio Grande 168 will pull a mixed consist for the first time on the Cumbres & Toltec. You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity!

The train will be dated to the World War I era on the DRG&W (approximately 1919-1926). Similar to day one, we’ll depart before dawn with photo opportunities from sunrise through late afternoon.

168 will pull approximately 5-7 cars including historic passenger coaches, boxcar, tank car OR flat car and a caboose..

Included in the ticket price is a boxed lunch.

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