About a mile north of the Needleton stop, a northbound train passes under us at Watertank Hill.
K-28 473 leads the DSNG Presidential Special southbound along the Animas River at Elk Park on its return trip to Durango. more)
481 at the station ready for a run to Silverton
DSNG Engineer John Hillier brings train 464 (the second daily Silverton trip) back into Durango seen here crossing the Animas River just north of downtown. more)
K-36 481 leads train 462 (the first Silverton turn) upgrade from the Highline and through the deep cut at Rockwood on its southbound journey back to Durango.
K-36 480 leads train 464 southbound out of Rockwood as it works its way back to Durango.
The afternoon shadows are slowly creeping into the Animas River valley, seemingly spotlighting the Durango & Silverton Presidential Special as it makes its way southward toward Durango. Pho... (more)
Long after the large crowds leave for the day work goes on to keep D&S's fleet of steam locomotives ready for service as seen here with a night hostler going about his work along side K-28 473 at ... (more)
K-36 480 leads train 464 (the second round trip to Silverton) southbound back to Durango as it parallels highway 550 south of Hermosa.
Where else in the country can you see steam doubleheaders on a routine basis? When D&SNG has ten or more cars and no larger K36s available, two smaller K28 2-8-2s are used to pull trains to Silver... (more)