At 4:30am, crew members at the Durango and Silverton begin their daily chores of servicing and preparing their locomotives for their daily run to Silverton. Seen here, a crew member walks through... (more)
Running through the San Juan National Forest. A railfan special during a narrow gauge convention.
This K-28 has a bear trap on its stack C&S style.
The D&S Valentine's Special was run the day before Valentine's Day since the Winter Photographers Special was scheduled for Sunday. Judging from the number of red cars, the proportion of passenge... (more)
Homeward Bound. An afternoon train from Silverton comes off the Animas River Bridge on the outskirts of Durango and will shortly be arriving back at Durango Station. On point today is #482... (more)
The Rio Grande did not use the K37 2-8-2's on the Silverton Branch on a regular basis, After they sold the line to the Bradshaw interests, the new owners rebuilt #497 and used it on the Silverton,... (more)
The D&S Winter Photographers Special backed into the canyon from Rockwood in order to provide new photo opportunities such as this southbound shot at High Bridge in morning light. This year's vers... (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)
Another shot from Dave Gross' D&S winter charter. The first day was overcast and raining lightly, and the engine had a serious steam leak. The second day was wall to wall sun and the steam leak ... (more)
Best MacDonalds I have ever been to with sights like this every morning!
473 is temporarily festooned in D&RG livery for a photo freight.
Old D&RG boxcars in the snow.
Mike Nichols attaches a kerosene lantern to a caboose.