STOKING THE FIRE......Fireman Steve Wasiura is shoveling some fresh coal on the left side of the firebox. It's won't be long until the crew on this D&S photo freight will be traversing the narrow,... (more)
D&S 478 dressed as its old self DRGW 478 pulls a "Silverton Mixed" by what I call Rockwall, due to the shear cliff towering over the track on the narrow shelf. This is one of the more spectacular... (more)
D&S trainman Steve Wasiura releases hand brakes the old fashioned way on cars being picked up by our photo charter at Rockwood. These old staff brakes take some muscle since about the only mechan... (more)
On a wintery Sunday morning newly shopped D&S 478 dressed again as DRGW 478 crosses old Highway 550 (now a county road) climbing toward Rockwood looking much as it might have in 1939. This year's... (more)
Pot of gold: #478 hauling a freight train blows down her boiler at the legendary spot on the former D&RGW Narrow Gauge. The rainbow only lasted a few seconds, and was luckily captured that happen... (more)
Theres never a dull moment at the Durango Yard. Rio Grande #480 takes a turn on the table while #473 and #481 are serviced. Photo taken at a Lerro Productions night photo session during the annual... (more)
Crew members inspect Rio Grande (Durango & Silverton) #473 and #480 after a long day of running. Nowhere else in the country can you experience a 24/7 roundhouse operation like in Durango roundhou... (more)
DSNG 481 near the depot on a spectacular September afternoon.
Steam locomotive engineers are supposed to have some gray hair! On the other hand it is great seeing a new generation learn steam railroading. Joe Dailey at age 31 was the old head on this crew, ... (more)
Running the High Line. The Durango & Silverton's Locomotive 486 eases Train 462 around the famous horseshoe curve known as The High Line. Built in 1881, this most spectacular stretch of t... (more)
A view from Highway 550 of Silverton and the depot. Th train has just traversed the wye and is heading back into town
DSNG 478 has left Silverton a few minutes ago and is storming towards Durango with a David Rodgers photo charter train.