With the blades of the flanger deployed, Work Extra 476 becomes a knife to the fresh powder on this icy February morning. Earlier that morning, before the sun was e... (more)
The 2019 Winter Photography Special found me face to face with a neat little narrow gauge ten wheeler. In-between runby's we were allowed to cross the tracks for a different angle. Using my teleph... (more)
We had great snow for the 2005 Durango & Silverton Winter Photographer's special. Almost too much in places. Fortunately the D&S crews have done a great job packing snow down at runby locations ... (more)
Basking in the spotlight at the Durango and Silverton’s Annual Photographers Special, K-37 493 makes her public debut as a D&SNG Locomotive.
This is the locomotive’s first weekend ... (more)
Durango and Silverton K37 493 is serviced ahead of the next days winter photo trip. Phot is taken at the sand and coaling dock
The Harbinger Has Arrived
The Future is now as the first of Durango and Silverton’s Oil Fired Steam Locomotives, 493 is shown at the Durango Roundhouse, next to it K-28 473 is ... (more)
The first of two trains returns to Durango as the sun sets on a cool autumn evening.
Before it reaches the spectacular High Line section of its route, the Durango & Silverton skirts another narrow ledge on its approach to Rockwood.
Durango & Silverton Railroad #473 2-8-2 Mikado steam locomotive is prepped for the next day of duty in the D&S Durango Yard during a photographer's night photography shoot.
Running as an extra, Southern Pacific 4-6-0 No. 18 passes the Yard-Limit sign at the Northern end of Durango as it makes its first ever run to Silverton. This locomotive is owned by the Carson & C... (more)
After arriving with the last train of the day, Durango & Silverton K36 2-8-2 480 simmers in the yard at Durango, Colorado.
"Now down by the station early in the mornin'..."
As goes the lyrics to C.W. McCall's song "The Silverton", we see next to the Durango Station, the interior of the roundhous... (more)
Winter photo charter on The D&S railroad. light snow on and off all day during a very heavy snow season. I recommend these charters we had a great time in some tough conditions
The end of a long day and D&SNGRR No. 473 is back in the Yard in Durango. The crew has a conversation before setting out the cars and retiring the Locomotive for the night.
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Engineer Steve Otten looks back on his train, the President’s Special, that’s preparing to depart Durango, Colorado, on August 15, 2015. Mr. Otten made hi... (more)