RailPictures.Net Photo: DSNGRR 481 Durango & Silverton Steam 2-8-2 at Rockwood, Colorado by Nick DAmato (Diamond D)
 
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Durango & Silverton (more..)
Steam 2-8-2 (more..)
Rockwood (more..)
Rockwood, Colorado, USA (more..)
January 02, 2019
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DSNGRR 481 (more..)
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Nick DAmato (Diamond D) (more..)
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Ringing in 2019 with steam, snow, and scenery. The San Juan mountains in southwestern Colorado saw 20+ inches at higher elevations in a winter storm lasting from December 31st - January 1st. With the heavy accumulations, the Durango and Silverton cancelled the January 1st train. But January 2nd dawned crystal clear so my brother and I decided to attempt a photo angle we'd only seen done in the summer. We couldn't get to exactly the spot we wanted with the deep snow on the cliffs, but it nevertheless it was a spectacular vantage point to watch the first train of 2019 steam along the narrow cliffs above the Animas River.
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