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.
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.