DRG&W #478 highballs north out of Durango bound for Silverton. A Railroad: Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge RailroadLocomotive: Steam 2-8-2Location: Durango, Colorado, USALocomotive #: DRGW 478Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: September 25, 2011
Portrait of DRG&W #473 in the Durango roundhouse.
DRG&W #478 makes it's way southbound through the woods and over the Animas River.
A marker protects the rear of the train as the conductor keeps an eye forward.
Rio Grande and Western K-28 #478 makes her way south through the Canyon.
With workers tending to the K-36s and K-28 478 sitting on the turntable, the hostlers discuss the next move of the night as the engines are serviced for the next day.
The second train of the morning crosses the first bridge over the Animas River heading out of town.
Goooood Morning Durango!. DSNG Locomotive 482, with Engineer Mike Nichols on the throttle, leads the 8:30 AM Silverton Train across the Animas River in Downtown Durango on a sunny August mo... (more)
K-36 481 waits in front of the Durango depot at the head of the first train of the morning. Note the shiny new boiler front paint. 481 was repainted on 8/17 for Railfest.
Operating northbound out of Durango, DRGW 486 leads a passenger train toward Rockwood and eventually Silverton on a beautifully mild August morning.
Early riser. Engineer Dan Markoff, clad in his signature black derby and leather vest, leans out the cab window of his beautiful "Eureka" as he takes a passenger extra west to Cascade just ... (more)
The D&RGW on parade. Denver & Rio Grande Western Consolidation #315 brings her period passenger consist into the Durango Yard during the 2010 Railfest "Parade of Trains". During a 30 minu... (more)
Ex-D&RGW #478 starts from a water stop at Hermosa.
DRGW 315 and its freight train heads north at the high bridge south of Tacoma during Railfest.