With social distancing forcing passengers to spread out, #493 hauls a 15-car consist along the highline on its way from Cascade Canyon back to Durango.
From the Trains magazine RGS 20 photoshoot at the Colorado RR Museum. We were treated to both a freight and a passenger train the first evening. In this view, 20 backs down to couple onto the pa... (more)
High above the Animas River, #493 crawls along the shelf track on its way to Cascade Canyon.
Tom Golden photo.
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Cumbres and Toltec 487, a Mikado built for the Denver and Rio Grande Western, coasts by Cresco Colorado's water tank on its decent of from... (more)
Cumbres and Toltec 487, a Mikado built for the Denver and Rio Grande Western, steams across Cascade Trestle between Osier and Cumbres Colorado.
The Durango & Silverton's Cascade Canyon Express snakes along the High Line hundreds of feet above the Animas River on its way back to the railroad's temporary home base in Rockwood.
Here comes the Silverton up from the canyon.... After a 45 mile journey, much of it deep in the wilderness of the Animas Canyon, a Silverton Mixed Train emerges from the shadows, crossing t... (more)
The 2020 season for the Durango and Silverton has been a difficult one -- in addition to the Covid-19 pandemic preventing trains from departing Durango, a bridge washed out south of Silverton, and... (more)
There's a reason why they call it "The High Line." Engineer Dan Markoff has an eagle eye on the track as he cautiously guides his Eureka & Palisade #4 "Eureka" around the High Line horsesho... (more)
Steamed and ready in Silverton. Just a few minutes past the alpine sunrise in Silverton, Colorado, Eureka & Palisade #4 sits in front of the old D&RGW Freight House, fully steamed for the d... (more)
Stepping out on the High Bridge. On a beautiful, summer morning, Eureka & Palisade #4 "Eureka" steps onto the High Bridge over the Animas River Gorge at Tacoma, Colorado (MP 471.2... (more)
Passing Tall Timber Resort. Sporting his signature brown leather vest and black bowler hat, Engineer Dan Markoff takes his Eureka & Palisade Locomotive #4 north through the property of the ... (more)
D&SNG K28 #476 pulls the 2018 Fall Photographer's Train past Tall Timber Resort, MP 475.25, at Cascade, CO, 9/23/18.
D&SNG K28 #476 is in charge of the 2018 Fall Photographer's Train and passing the site of Bowen's Ranch, MP 479.55, 9/23/18.