Afternoon on the High Line.Late in the afternoon, on a sunny day in early September, D&RGW K-37 #493 takes her Silverton Mixed Train southbound around the High Line Horseshoe Curve (MP 469.... (more)
Afternoon arrival on the High Line.D&RGW K-37 #493 rounds the rocky point at the north end of the famous High Line Horseshoe Curve at Milepost 469.5, in Rockwood Colorado, hauling a mixed t... (more)
Under the watchful eye of the train crew, Section 463 clings to the side of the mountain as it weaves its way along the famous High Line of the D&RGW Silverton Branch. A section to 463 was run to ... (more)
Looking high above the famous High Line we see K-36 Class 480 on train 261 to Cascade Canyon.
Stepping out on the High Line. Baldwin K-37 Locomotive #493 emerges from the rock cut at Milepost 469.4, beginning her trek across the famous High Line Horseshoe Curve, high above the Anima... (more)
On the shelf at Elbert Creek. Here's a wide view of Denver & Rio Grande Western K-37 Locomotive #493, as she brings her Silverton Mixed consist across the rock shelf above Elbert Creek at a... (more)
Stranger in a Strange Land
Southern Pacific's "Slim Princess", 4-6-0 No.18 leads the Second Silverton Train into Rockwood Colorado as the helper. The trains are just... (more)
Durango & Silverton K-28 No. 473 is approaching Rockwood, Colorado, with the 0930 train to Cascade Canyon. One of the biggest complaints I heard from railfans that oppose D&SNG converting its eng... (more)
Doubleheaded K-28s stomp upgrade near Rockwood, Colorado, during the short time in 2018 that the railroad was able to run all the way from Durango to Silverton following the June 2018 fire. A mud... (more)
The summer of 2018 was a difficult one for the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. First a fire in June near Durango shuttered the railroad, and then a mudslide in July stranded two trains... (more)
Engineer Nick eases the largest locomotive on the Durango and Silverton's roster around the tight cliffs of the legendary High Line.
High above DRGW's highline, DRGW 493 with a mixed freight heads south around the Horseshoe
On the first day of the Trains Magazine charter, DRGW 493 rounds the bend at Granite Point/Elbert Creek/Mini Highline with a mixed freight consist in tow
Crew shot to end the charter on the Highline's horseshoe curve
Doubleheading on the highline, just north of Rockwood