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Grandma and William on 1880 TrainWe all love trains, so once again we took the 1880 train. The brochure admitted that the name was pretty much chosen randomly, since the railroad's equipment is probably closer to the 30's and 40's... But who cares about details, right?
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Up the hill
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SceneryBeautiful scenery taken from the "1880 Train"
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Conversations...Not sure what's being said here...
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Mommy and AndrewThis is Andrew's first train right. It most certainly won't be his last...
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The EngineHere's the engine that hauled us from Hill City to Keystone. It's supposedly very rare -- the only known operating of it's type, anywhere...
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Engine ViewAnother view of the engine, as it prepared to go to to the other end of the train via a siding.
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Engine PoseGrandma takes a pic of our family, somewhat missing the engine and Andrew <grin>.
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Engine PoseTim snaps this one so Grandma can join in the picture.
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Engine 110Yet another picture of the unique steam engine.
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Back DownOn the way back, the engine was "backwards".
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Through the hills.
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