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)
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.
Under the watchful eye and guidance of the conductor, our engine for the day backs onto her consist in downtown Durango in preparation for the 45 mile northbound run to Silverton as she has done s... (more)
Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge #481 has left the Durango Station and gets ready to cross the 17th Street Bridge on its way to Silverton, Colorado.
A railfan gets a close up shot of Durango & Silverton's 481 as it crosses the bridge on the north side of town.
Durango and Silverton's 481 backs into the yard to connect to the passenger cars that will take railfans to Silverton.
Durango and Silverton's K-36 class Baldwin leads the second train of the morning from Durango to Silverton, Colorado.
Durango & Silverton 481 (2-8-2) crosses the 15th Street Bridge over the Animas River as it leaves Durango on its way to Silverton. The trip will take 3.5 hours and wind through some of the most b... (more)
The soot-covered Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s 481 (2-8-2) was built in 1925 by the Baldwin Locomotive Works and is one of four K-36 class engines operated by the popular railroad.
Returning to Durango from Silverton, the last train of the day eases into the sharp curves at the high line near Rockwood, southbound on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.
The 8:45 a.m. train from Durango to Silverton skirts along the high line at Rockwood on the morning of June 4. Spring colors are in bloom along the Durango & Siverton's tourist line and while not ... (more)
Durango & Silverton locomotive 481 rests at the Durango, CO station moments before departing for Silverton on May 10, 2016.
The snow has been coming down hard all morning, but the clouds are lifting a bit as the Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon winter train departs Rockwood station.
Engine 481 brings the Cascade Canyon train on the home stretch south through the Animas River Valley. Today, the train is extra long with 12 cars full of happy holiday travelers.