What appears to be an interesting train is merely the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's GE 50-ton diesel #1, named the "Hot Shot" (in honor of the firefighters who battled larg... (more)
Bedtime for 486. The late summer sun is only about 30 minutes from the horizon and the shadows are long in the Durango Yard. The regular train crews are off the clock and headed home as th... (more)
Hugging the rocky cliffs, Train 462 snakes its way around Rockwood, Colorado's famous High Line Horseshoe Curve, on its way north to Silverton. Locomotive 480, a Baldwin K-36 Mikado, is j... (more)
Leaving the canyon. Observing the permanent slow order associated with the High Line, DSNG Locomotive 486 brings Train 464 out of the Animas Canyon and the San Juan National Forest, on the ... (more)
Drifting down to Hermosa. DSNG Locomotive #486 is just drifting down the last of the 2.5% grade from Rockwood, as she blows for the US 550 Crossing at Hermosa, Colorado. With just about 3... (more)
Durango & Silverton engine 9, the 92-ton narrow gauge center cab diesel is shown turning on the turntable before heading in to round house.
A southbound (eastbound) Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge train crawls along the cliffs above the Animas River on the High Line near Rockwood, Colorado, on August 22, 2003.
Now arriving from Durango....The Sil-ver-ton! It's just past noon and Train 462, the second of two daily departures from Durango is passing the 1882-vintage D&RGW depot in Silverton, Colora... (more)
The first train of the day to Silverton on August 24, 2003, over the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad snakes along the cliff above Elbert Creek south (east) of Rockwood, Colorado. Mikado ... (more)
A Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad track inspector doffs his hard hat as he cruises by mile 468.5 on the way to Rockwood, Colorado, inspecting the track ahead of the first train of the da... (more)
There's a reason for all of those signs..... Durango & Silverton K-36 Locomotive #486 emerges from the south entrance of the Rockwood Cut with Train 464 from Silverton, and slows for a stat... (more)
Motorman inspecting RGS Goose #5.
DSNG 482 leads the first train of the day out of Durango towards Silverton on this rather cool morning in the Rockies.
Former D&RGW K36 #482 in Silverton.