After making the 64 mile trip from Antonito, 489 turns her train on the wye at the end of the day, passing the old stock pens which the Friends of the C&TS are hoping to restore as they have so ma... (more)
Another stormy Rocky Mountain evening falls on this old K-37. It is one of several out of service K-37s throughout the state. #491 at the Colorado RR Museum in Golden is the only currently operati... (more)
Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge train No. 461 crawls along the High Line north (timetable west) of Rockwood, Colorado, on the morning of August 14, 2015.
After a hard day's work, a pair of C&TS's 4 operational K-36s rest outside the Chama shop.
Durango's maintenance team wastes no time at looking over 481 after she arrives from Silverton. After all the passengers are off, she will pull the train around the roundhouse (at left) on a ballo... (more)
K-37 #498 sits forlorn in the back of the Durango yard with no current plans for operation. It is one of several out of service K-37s throughout the state. #491 at the Colorado RR Museum in Golden... (more)
An interesting collection sits around the Durango turntable including this long out of service K-37 #493 which was retired by the Rio Grande in 1970. It is one of several out of service K-37s thro... (more)
After being out of service since the 1990s, K-27 #476 is undergoing a full restoration in the Durango roundhouse.
D&SNGRR #481 passes through Rockwood shortly before entering the Hi-Line and the Animas River Canyon.
The second train of the day passes the water tower at Hermosa. Here, the train will begin its ascent to Rockwood and on into the Animas River Canyon.
A narrow gauge locomotive axle set sits in the massive machine shop for some work. The DSNG is a big operation and can perform most maintenance in house.
The first of three trains today gets under way crossing the Animas River as it departs Durango.
K-36 480 sits in the roundhouse as the back up engine today. 473, 482, 486, and 481 were all out on the the line - an impressive operation to say the least!
In the car shop, a couple of D&S crew go about rebuilding a truck on one of the excursion cars.
With an approaching storm not far behind, K-28 class #473 stomps up the last bit of the grade into Silverton with a clear stack. The train was running well over an hour late due to a mechanical fa... (more)