The daily Silverton Diesel meets our charter at Elk Park Siding
Steamscape: The Snowshed Slide. "And by the time you get your hide past the Snowshed Slide.... You've had a ride on the Silverton, The Silverton Train." Those lyrics, penned over 4 decades ... (more)
Steamscape: Mt. Garfield and the Grenadier Range. Just a hundred yards or so from the Animas Footbridge on the Colorado Trail, we watch a Silverton Mixed Train, behind K-28 #473, charging n... (more)
A Wrinkle In Time.
Built in 1875, The "Eureka" a wood burning 4-4-0 from Nevada's long gone Eureka and Palisade Railroad meets her 50 year younger, but larger coal burning sister, a D... (more)
D&SNG K-28 #473 turns on the Elk Park Wye (Milepost 490.67) as the photoline gets their shots. This was the D&SNG's 26th Annual Fall Photo Train event.
DRG&W #478 makes it's way South towards Durango over the newer of the two bridges which cross the Animas River.
Greetings from Color-ado! The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's annual Fall Photo Special drifts southbound across the concrete and steel trestle at Elk Park on a gorgeous fall mo... (more)
Lobbin' wood. With their locomotive in the hole on the Elk Park Wye, the crew of Eureka & Palisade #4 forms the traditional wood line to take on fuel. Although she is just a 22-tonner, the... (more)
Steamscape: Whitehead Gulch. An Alco K-28 "Sports Model" takes the curve at Whitehead Gulch as she hauls one of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad's annual Fall Photo Specials no... (more)
D&RGW Mixed. Extra 315 crosses the Animas River near Elk Park, Colorado on a pretty August morning. The special excursions behind Locomotive 315 at the 2010 D&S Railfest featured all D&RG... (more)
Rio Grande K28 2-8-2 476 coasts downgrade along the Animas River on her way home to Durango from Silverton.
A regular scheduled passenger train passes the railfan special.
The third Silverton Train, powered by K-28 473, passes a special charter train at Elk Park.