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.
The early morning train is arriving at Silverton. The sun is still hidden behind the mountains.
With the rapids of the Animas River far below, Durango & Silverton K-36 481 leads the second Silverton-bound train of the day along the precarious perch of the High Line, just north of Rockwood. T... (more)
After an early morning departure from Durango, the sun has finally cleared the mountains as the Rio Grande K-28 digs in for the climb into the Animas River canyon and on toward Silverton.
Their servicing complete, four of the Rio Grande's 2-8-2 K-36 locomotives await their next call to duty at the Durango roundhouse. These days, however, the majority of their duties involve hauling... (more)
The Rio Grande's regular passenger train to Silverton has just crossed the Tefft Bridge and is now hugging the north back of the Animas River on this crystal clear fall day.
Going green. Well known for their highly-publicized efforts to reduce coal smoke emissions in downtown Durango, the D&S recently decided to "go green" in a different way with one of their l... (more)
This is the same cab of D&S 481 I took, only from another angle.