The second Silverton train of the day pounds upgrade along the Animas River west (north) of milepost 478 at Cascade, Colorado, on August 29, 2006. This location is near the old spur at Tefft.
In what almost looks like a scrapping operation, is really a Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad crew preparing a locomotive for an off-season overhaul. Machinists remove appliances and ot... (more)
Machinists remove appliances and other parts from Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge 2-8-2 K-36 No. 481 in front of the Durango roundhouse on a pleasant October 15, 2014. After a busy tourist seas... (more)
K36 #481 in Silverton
In pouring rain, D&SNG 481 chugs into the cut leading the train to the High Line above the Animas River Gorge.
Leaving town on a gorgeous Friday morning.
Returning from Silverton, on the last few feet of its journey on a glorious August evening. Hard to tell that it was raining and chilly all morning!
Climbing the Million Dollar Highway from Silverton south toward Molas Pass affords a couple quick views of the town of Silverton. Here, four of DSNG's steam locomotives are visible (three of them... (more)
45 miles thru the Animas Canyon.... Dwarfed by the towering cliffs above, Train 461 - "The Silverton" winds her way along the Rio de las Animas Perdidas, just south of the Needlet... (more)
It's chilly and misty and clouds hover about as the second WB train to Silverton approaches a stop in Rockwood, home of a wye and a small MofW yard. Just ahead through a big cut is the "high line... (more)
The first southbound of the day nears Durango as it passes through the countryside south of Hermosa.
481 boards passengers at the depot while two more locomotives gets ready for a run later in the morning.
Outbound from Durango in the Animas River Valley.
The daily Cascade Canyon Winter Train has reached the top of the climb from Hermosa and will soon stop to take on passengers before continuing into the Animas Canyon.