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.
Lettered for the "Polar Express", engine 481 charges up the grade at Hermosa with an extra long 12 car train full of happy holiday travelers.
Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad train No. 462 is along the Animas River below towering cliffs east (south) of milepost 477 between Cascade Canyon and Tall Timber, Colorado, on the afte... (more)
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)