This is the current state of K-28 #478. After operating in 2016, she was taken out of service for her FRA mandated overhaul. While waiting for her turn in the shop, she has been placed on display ... (more)
A northbound (westbound) Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge passenger train scales along the cliffs of the High Line near Rockwood, Colorado, in July 1982. When riding the train, all eyes are usuall... (more)
Steam from the dropped fire on #478 swirls around the roundhouse at Durango. #481 and 482 occupy the adjacent tracks along with #473s tender to complete this daily scene in southwestern Colorado.
The conductor of #478 signals to stop on the turntable where it will be spun and backed into the roundhouse for the night.
D&SNG 478 south navigates through the tight curves on the Horseshoe Curve Highline. Here, the tracks split from the Animas River Canyon and head into the depot at Rockwood.
DSNG 478 rolls south out of the Tacoma Narrows into the siding across the river from the Tacoma Power Plant.
Rolling south along the Animas River, #478 puts on a show at Teft Spur.
D&SNG K28 Class #478 works hard up the 2.5% grade between Hermosa and Rockwood with an eight car train for todays excursion.
D&SNG K28 #478 (former D&RGW) on his way from Silverton to Durango, leaving Silverton.
High above the Animas River, a Denver & Rio Grande Western #478 is blowing off.
I think it snowed! The Durango & Silverton's annual winter photo charter battles a record snow pack of over 72 inches as former D&RGW 478 makes her way northward through the San Juan Nati... (more)
Waiting on a steam train in the San Juan Mountains, hearing the whistle and stack-talk play off the surrounding mountains, a nice sunny day, I think I've found my "happy place".
Wrapping up a day's excursion, D&S #478 coasts into Durango only minutes away from the severed end of the line at the roundhouse.