Passengers on the Durango & Silverton's last Cascade Canyon train of 2018 are treated to a spectacular winter wonderland as their train creeps along the famous High Line above the Animas River.
Heading south along the Animas River after departing Silverton, scenery blurs by seen from the open platform of Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s business car B-2 “Cinco Animas” near Nee... (more)
Inspecting K36 #480 in the time honored manner of hitting nuts and bolts and listening to the resulting sound. It's this sound that lets his practiced ear know what's tight and what's not, and nee... (more)
K36's #480 is south bound with train 463 just south of the Shalona Lake crossing of County Rd 250.
Posing in front of the Durango depot is K36 #486. This was after a winter photo special.
Live coals fall from the ash pan of K36 #486 into the ash pit while cleaning the fire at the end of the day following a winter photo special.
Hostlers assume traditional positions in the cab of K28 #473 during a night photo session following a fall photo special
Double header with K28 #473 and K36 #481 following the 416 fire and prior to the wash out that forced operation out of Rockwood.
The crew does a visual inspection of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's #480 (2-8-2) prior to leaving Silverton for the trip back to Durango, Colorado.
The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad #482 (2-8-2) builds up steam before leaving the Durango depot.
As the storm clouds move in, the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge #81 (2-8-2) catches a burst of sun while waiting in Silverton, Colorado for passengers to load up.
DSNG 480, a 2-8-2 Baldwin K-36 Mikado built in 1925, gets ready for the morning run from Durango to Silverton, Colorado.
An impressive plumb of steam and ash signals the departure of DSNG 482 (2-8-2) from of the Durango station.
The yard crew of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad gets ready to send DSNG 482 (2-8-2) out of the Durango station and off towards Silverton.
There is nothing quite like standing next to a live steam engine as it moves past you. The senses are overloaded with sounds of high pitched whistles, the hiss of escaping steam, the rhythmic thu... (more)