The High Line. The Polar Express makes it's way back towards Durango on the High Line. The Tender was lettered "Polar Express"
A regular scheduled passenger train passes the railfan special.
Number 486 has just taken water at the Needleton tank and is now returning to Durango with its passenger train.
Hot Shot #1 is a GE center cab engine built in 1957. It was acquired from Arkansas Limestone Railroad.
With the alpine sunrise in Hermosa, Colorado less than 15 minutes old, the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's annual Fall Photo Special highballs north toward Silverton. Leading the cha... (more)
The late afternoon sun is sinking rapidly toward the peaks to the west as K-36 #482 brings her southbound train from Silverton past the U.S. 550 Crossing in "Honeyville". Actually, the crossing ... (more)
The right-of-way of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad follows the Animas River, crossing it several times during the course of the journey. The bridges range from old iron trusses to... (more)
The sun has been up for less than an hour and the residents around Shalona Lake are getting an early wake-up call this Sunday morning. The Durango & Silverton's annual fall Photo Special, has ju... (more)
Got Steam? The Durango & Silverton sure does! In fact, a quick visit to the DSNG yard has been known to cause serious cases of "Roundhouse Envy" among officials of other tourist railroad... (more)
Crossing the Animas. The 2PM departure from Silverton Station crosses the Animas River just a mile and a half south of town. Here, she enters the Animas Canyon. For the next two hours,... (more)
It's 8:30 AM and the Durango & Silverton's Sunday Photo Special is running out ahead of the regular trains today. In this scene, Locomotive #473, an Alco K-28, brings the mixed photo consist aroun... (more)
"Here comes The Silverton up from Durango, here comes The Silverton shoveling coal!" I wonder how many RP'ers can remember the 1970s song by Bill Fries (alias C.W. McCall), which was my pe... (more)
Wyed and backing into town for departure. The crew is obviously enjoying the back porch. Can you have too much fun?